The Dan David Prize is an international prize which annually awards three prizes of US$ 1 million each for outstanding scientific, technological, cultural, or social achievements having an impact on our world. Each year fields are chosen within the three Time Dimensions - Past, Present and Future.
The challenge of the intellectual today is to invent a new definition of community and a new philosophy to accommodate the novel digital technologies that afford access to any information, place or person.
Do the new technologies constitute the greatest assault on human attention and reason ever devised? Is this a new kind of demagoguery and a new kind of mob, the antithesis to intellectual life?
Idealists have the obligation to be realistic but not complicit with reality.