What is The WELL?

Welcome to a gathering that's like no other.

The WELL, launched back in 1985 as the Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link, continues to provide a cherished watering hole for articulate and playful thinkers from all walks of life.

Why is this conversation so treasured?

Why did members of this community pull together to buy the service?

[Check out the story of The WELL...]

Where in The WELL are you?

Anna Cox, nurse practitioner
I co-host the Women on The WELL conference; it's open to any woman on The WELL and we talk about anything and everything! The Generation X conference often acts as my news source about the world, as well as about individual friends and what they're getting paid to do today (you'd be surprised). Cars is the place I go to hear funny stories about stupid drivers, great vanity plates, and indulge my enjoyment of all things four-wheeled that go vroom! [See more people, more suggestions...]

       

Featured Conversations

The WELL speaks out for Net Neutrality
Have you taken a stand yet? (Members only)

"Stop banging the help" and other moments
How good is Margulies in The Good Wife? (Members only)

Science in the news
Interpretations freely given by the media (Members only)

Much more to talk about...

       

Getting into The WELL

Membership is not for everyone, partly because we are non-anonymous here. Here's how to decide whether The WELL is for you, and whether you're for The WELL. [Before you join...]

 
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