JOHN BROCKMAN: AT THE FOREFRONT OF KNOWLEDGE

[ Sat. Apr. 13. 2013 ]


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Playing a more influential role than editors, referred to as the 'culture conductor' or 'enzymes of knowledge', John Brockman is at the forefront of knowledge with the Edge Foundation, which has more than 700 people contributing...

John Brockman's new book is rich with the latest by cultural studies experts in various fields, such as author and geography scholar Jared Diamond, the popular musician and cultural theorist Brian Eno, Harvard Medical School professor Nicholas Christakis, famous for his study of social network contagion effect...

Brockman, the rare individual who can comfortably call New York's avant-garde artists and Nobel Prize winners alike, has been a consultant to The White House and to the Pentagon. Every year, he hosts the "Edge Dinner'. among the Internet industry bigwigs who have attended what has become known as "The Billionaires' Dinner ' are Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, as well as Facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg,  

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