FORA.tv Speaker - John Brockman
John Brockman's career has encompassed the avant-garde art world, science, books, software, and the Internet. In the 1960s, he coined the word "Intermedia" and pioneered "Intermedia kinetic environments" in art, theatre, and commerce, while also consulting for clients, such as General Electric, Columbia Pictures, Scott Paper, The Pentagon, and the White House.
In 1973, he formed Brockman, Inc., the international literary and software agency specializing in serious nonfiction. He is the founder of the nonprofit Edge Foundation, Inc. and editor of Edge, the highly acclaimed website devoted to discussions of cutting edge science by many of the world's brilliant thinkers, the leaders of what he has termed "the third culture."
01.27.09 | 00:59:08 min
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