In the old folks’ home of ideas:
Each year a forum for the world’s most brilliant minds asks one question. This year’s drew responses from such names as Richard Dawkins, Ian McEwan and Alan Alda. Here, edge.org founder John Brockman explains how the question came into being and we pick some of the best responses
Wonder what kind of answers they’ll get. No, not really.
What ideas do readers recommend for the watch-and-chain?