Steve Talbott is a senior researcher at The Nature Institute, author of the online newsletter NetFuture, and Contributing Editor for The New Atlantis. He has done software work and technical writing for computer manufacturers, and organic farming. He did his academic work in philosophy and has written on computers and education, man and nature, and science. Currently, Talbott is investigating the methodologies of contemporary science with an eye towards creating a new, qualitative basis for scientific inquiry. His work for The New Atlantis can be found here. His home page and a more complete list of his writings is available here.