This is what the internet is about.
Edge doesn't only exist on the internet. The
yearly questions that John Brockman asks, and the "answers" posted on
the Edge web site, are also collected and published in print editions. In addition,
the Edge Foundation conducts numerous non-internet seminars. Be that as it may,
there seems to be something inherently internetish about it. Perhaps it's the
way in which such a wide variety of authorities congregate under one banner, or
the fact that through a very small number of clicks we find ourselves considering
such a broad spectrum of ideas and opinions that makes Edge seem almost made for
the internet. At the very least, it's a wonderful expression of what the web can
Go to: The internet and some of its discontents.