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David Brin
  Making a better World War II - Boing Boing
Boing BoingMaking a better World War IIBoing BoingHe is the author of over twenty novels, including In the Ocean of the Night, The Heart of the Comet (with David Brin), Foundation's Fear, Bowl of Heaven (with Larry Niven), Timescape, and The Berlin Project. A two-time winner of the Nebula Award ...and more »
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 2:29 pm
  Humans Have Been Trying to Communicate with
FuturismHumans Have Been Trying to Communicate with Space for DecadesFuturism... we have heard very little back, causing some to dub the universe “The Great Silence” — David Brin told Phys.org that the most obvious possibilities have now been ruled out, “including gaudy tutorial beacons that advanced ETCs would supposedly erect.”.and more »
Posted on 10 June 2017 | 6:01 am
  Berwick Academy announces Cum Laude seniors
Foster's Daily DemocratBerwick Academy announces Cum Laude seniorsFoster's Daily DemocratBerwick Academy announces the 12 Cum Laude seniors for the Class of 2017. Names are listed in alphabetical order. Top row, from left, Jeanne Allen, Maeve Brin, Jack Dunbar, David Eaton; Middle row, from left, William Hamel, Olivia Hutchins, Nicholas ...
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 3:05 pm
  Seattle writers join XPRIZE's sci-fi
GeekWireSeattle writers join XPRIZE's sci-fi advisory council; air travel tales get set for takeoffGeekWireCharlie Jane Anders, Kevin J. Anderson, Darren Aronofsky, Catherine Asaro, Madeline Ashby, Margaret Atwood, Victoria Aveyard, Paolo Bacigalupi, Leigh Bardugo, Astrid Bear, Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Lauren Beukes, David Brin, Pierce Brown, M.R. ...
Posted on 4 June 2017 | 10:50 pm
  Futurist David Brin: Get ready for the
VentureBeatFuturist David Brin: Get ready for the 'first robotic empathy crisis'VentureBeatScience fiction author and astrophysicist David Brin believes humans have a range of options to consider when it comes to preventing artificially intelligent entities from one day ruling over us like monarchs or foreign invaders. Asimov's Three Laws of ...and more »
Posted on 3 June 2017 | 11:27 am
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David Brin
  In a cameras-everywhere culture, science
Science fiction writer David Brin calls it "a tsunami of lights" — a future where tiny cameras are everywhere, lighting up everything we do, and even predicting what we'll do next.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 9:17 am
  CWA panel ponders ultimate question: Are we
At a public panel in Washington, D.C., this week, NASA's chief scientist, Ellen Stofan, said she believes we will have "definitive evidence" of life beyond Earth in the next 10 to 20 years.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 5:38 am
  Old Venus
There are many folks who pick up collections of stories on the run, with the expectation of escaping briefly into a fast read while someone else moves them from place to place --- I’ve been there, done that a lot.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 8:24 pm
  Living In A Free-Lunch World - Market
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Posted on 30 March 2015 | 5:14 pm
  Gwynne Dyer: The risks of extraterrestrial
I like it because I hate the idea that the human race will never be able to go beyond this little planetary system.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:52 pm
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David Brin
  Out of this world: Chinese sci-fi author Liu
American scientist and author David Brin, whose novels have won several Hugo awards and nominations over the years, described Liu's writing as "vivid, imaginative and rooted in cutting-edge science". "Liu stands at the top tier of speculative-fiction ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 9:15 pm
  Out-of-this-World Auction At Worldcon
Auction items include Tuckerizations and critiques from SFWA authors like Greg Bear, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Alaya Dawn Johnson (the first she’s ever done), Nancy Kress, Larry Niven, Mike Resnick, and John Scalzi; a voicemail recording by Mary ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 8:08 am
  Weekend Roundup: 70 Years After Its Defeat,
On the first anniversary of the Ferguson, Missouri riots over the police shooting of a young, unarmed black man, futurist David Brin suggests that, in addition to cops wearing body cameras, every inner-city youth should be armed with a hands-free camera ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 8:44 am
  Science fiction writer David Brin is pretty
In a Thursday post in the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology blog, scientist and science fiction writer David Brin opined that while there is money to be made in asteroid mining, the moon is not a profitable venue for such enterprises.
Posted on 29 May 2015 | 5:22 am
  Who Speaks for Earth? The Controversy over
David Brin, a space scientist, futurist consultant, and science fiction writer was a participant in the protocol discussion. He charged that “collegial discussion started falling apart” and “drastic alterations of earlier consensus agreements were ...
Posted on 19 February 2015 | 7:17 am
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David Brin
  orgainkorgain: RT @trip_elix: When it comes
orgainkorgain: RT @trip_elix: When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for every%&~&e else…
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 3:26 pm
  IoTimelab: RT @5Ginsights: Futurist David
IoTimelab: RT @5Ginsights: Futurist David #Brin: Get ready for the ‘first #robotic empathy crisis’ https://t.co/S6cHqHb5Kn #iot #machinelearning #Tec…
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 3:26 pm
  muskeeta: RT @trip_elix: When it comes to
muskeeta: RT @trip_elix: When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for every~^e else…
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 3:26 pm
  tapoueh: RT @josepheconway: In addition to
tapoueh: RT @josephec*!way: In additi*! to PostgreSQL, another reas*! to att!~% - David Brin keynote *! AI! https://t.co/N2clBAalZj https://t.co/KQL…
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 3:26 pm
  trip_elix: When it comes to privacy and
trip_elix: When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for every%!*&e else. David Brin
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 3:26 pm
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David Brin
  Open Question: Books similar to "The
Hi all. I really love the arguments and warrants made by that book, however it is too outdated (1998) to use for the argument I want to make in Speech & Debate. He argues that government transparency is key to solving societal issues. Are there any similar and much newer publications I could seek out?
Posted on 20 June 2015 | 1:11 pm
  Open Question: Can anyone give me a summary
For the past month i've been trying to read this book for school and i keep getting lost in the ended side plots and characters so can someone give me a summary of the book and a quick rundown of the characters thanks!
Posted on 30 April 2014 | 9:11 am
  Resolved Question: What are David Brin's
Based on his critiques for Star Wars and Fantasy, he seems to have a lot of liberal tendencies. I know that he vows for transparency and is against actions of Neo Cons and Plutocracies.
Posted on 7 April 2014 | 5:07 am
  Resolved Question: What do you think about
Noted science fiction author David Brin wrote an essay about the distinction between skeptics and deniers. It's here: www.davidbrin.com/climatechange2.html . Any thoughts?
Posted on 30 November 2012 | 5:01 pm
  Resolved Question: Several years ago, I read
... A Bruce Willis film from 2009? Am I watching an adaption of the book?
Posted on 23 May 2012 | 8:38 am



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