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Edge Foundation, Inc., was established in 1988 as an outgrowth of a group known as The Reality Club. Its informal membership includes of some of the most interesting minds in the world. The mandate of Edge Foundation is to promote inquiry into and discussion of intellectual, philosophical, artistic, and literary issues, as well as to work for the intellectual and social achievement of society. Edge Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit private operating foundation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributors to Edge own the copyright to their original writing posted ... More » (Source: Edge)

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Media: Online
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Political Viewpoint: Neutral viewpoint
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Edited By: Rod Amis
Last Edit: Jul 11, 2006 - 2:12 PM PDT
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Top Topics: Sci/Tech (6), Business (4), Media (3), World (2), Citizen Journalism (2), Science (2), Internet (2), Global Warming (1), Global Economy (1), Environment (1), Extra (1), Evolution Debate (1), Religion (1), Science and Religion (1), Space (1)...
Top Authors: Nicholas Humphrey (1), Paul Bloom (1), Daniel Dennett (1), Steven Scheider (1), Scott Atran (1), Nicholas A Christakis (1), Larry Sanger (1), Douglas Rushkoff (1), Sam Harris (1), Deena Skolnick Weisberg (1), Jaron Lanier (1), Carolyn Porco (1)
Top Formats: Special Report (3), Opinion (3), Interview (2)
 
  • Natural Born Cyborgs? Pending

    An essay on the transparent link between the organic and cybernetic world. How integrated are we into our technologies?
  • ECONOMICS IS NOT NATURAL SCIENCE

    our ability to envision new solutions to the latest challenges is stunted by a dependence on market-driven and market-compatible answers. Instead, we are encouraged to apply ...
    Posted by Kaizar Campwala
    3.7
  • Social Networks Are Like the Eye

    () social networks are like the eye. They are incredibly complex and beautiful, and looking at them begs the question of why they exist, and why they come to pass. Do we need a ...
    Posted by Kaizar Campwala
    3.9
  • Modeling the Future

    () Warming is unequivocal, that's true. But that's not a sophisticated question. A much more sophisticated question is how much of the climate Ma Earth, a perverse lady, gives us ...
    Posted by Kaizar Campwala
    3.2
  • Why Do Some People Resist Science?

    () It is no secret that many American adults reject some scientific ideas. In a 2005 Pew Trust poll, for instance, 42% of respondents said that they believed that humans and ...
    Posted by Kaizar Campwala
    3.9
  • Who Says We Know

    () But we are now confronting a new politics of knowledge, with the rise of the Internet and particularly of the collaborative Web--the Blogosphere, Wikipedia, Digg, YouTube, and ...
    Posted by Dale Penn
    4.2
  • NASA Goes Deep

    () AFTER years of spending our nation's space budget building an orbiting space station of questionable utility, serviced by an operationally expensive space shuttle of unsafe ...
    Posted by Dale Penn
    3.6
  • An Edge Discussion of BEYOND BELIEF: Science, Religion, Reason and Survival

    () Scientists who are atheists -- surely a much larger proportion than the general public realizes -- have a difficult unsolved problem of how to balance their allegiance to the ...
    Posted by Lisa Rivers
    4.8
  • Digital Maoism: The Hazards of the New Online Collectivism

    () A core belief of the wiki world is that whatever problems exist in the wiki will be incrementally corrected as the process unfolds. This is analogous to the claims of ...
    Posted by Fabrice Florin
    3.9
 
 
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Overall Rating
3.7

Good
from 31 story reviews
Quality
3.8
Facts
4.2
Fairness
3.1
Information
4.0
Sourcing
3.5
Style
4.1
Accuracy
4.2
Balance
3.1
Context
3.9
Popularity
3.5
Recommendation
3.5
Credibility
3.3
# Reviews
2.9
# Views
5.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
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