The Pill and the Birth of Invention: From Hay and Mozart to the Internet and clocks, scientists nominatre man's major achievements

[ Sun. Jan. 3. 1999 ]

Edge ( is his "digital salon" in which Mr Brockman stimulates on-line discussions and debate among scientists, science writers and the "digerati", writers who discourse on digital technologies.

"Some of the most memorable conversations I've had over the years are concerned with invention, including technological innovations as well as conceptual realisations," said Brockman.