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David Brin
  Germ-Line (inheritable) human
Institute for Ethics and Emerging TechnologiesGerm-Line (inheritable) human “improvement” via genetic engineering? The ...Institute for Ethics and Emerging TechnologiesDavid Brin Ph.D. is a scientist and best-selling author whose future-oriented novels include Earth, The Postman, and Hugo Award winners Startide Rising and The Uplift War. David's newest novel - Existence - is now available, published by Tor Books." ...
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 9:38 am
  40 Earth Day Quotes About Preserving Our
iDigitalTimes.com40 Earth Day Quotes About Preserving Our PlanetiDigitalTimes.comDavid Brin. 15. "The earth is what we all have in common." -- Wendell Berry. 16. "For 200 years we've been conquering Nature. Now we're beating it to death." -- Tom McMillan, quoted in Francesca Lyman, The Greenhouse Trap, 1990. 17. "To see a world in ...and more »
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 4:27 am
  Charlie Munger's 2015 Daily Journal Annual
ForbesCharlie Munger's 2015 Daily Journal Annual Meeting - Part 3ForbesMany people in the pension and endowment fund business are now following the Yale model, the so-called David Swensen model. ... I'm not trying to outdo Page and Brin at Google, and I don't have any advice for young people who want to get rich ...
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 8:08 am
  Is Europe Picking on Google? - Motley Fool
Is Europe Picking on Google?Motley FoolI'm pretty darn sure that Sergey Brin or somebody has said that Amazon was what Google considered their competitor for search, because when you search for a product -- when I go to search for a product -- I go to Amazon to see how much it costs, and ...and more »
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 6:10 am
  Should Earth Try to Phone ET? Experts Clash
CALIFORNIAShould Earth Try to Phone ET? Experts Clash Over Risks of Alerting Aliens That ...CALIFORNIABoth men have signed the petition urging a go-slow approach to METI (as have several other luminaries, including Elon Musk and astrophysicist-cum-bestselling-sci-fi author David Brin). “The great majority of astronomers think that transmitting is a ...
Posted on 15 April 2015 | 4:40 pm
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  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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  In a cameras-everywhere culture, science
In a cameras-everywhere culture, science fiction becomes reality By Tracey Lien and Paresh Dave Los Angeles Times Eagle-Tribune Science fiction writer David Brin calls it "a tsunami of lights" — a future where tiny cameras are everywhere, lighting up ...
Posted on 25 April 2015 | 3:20 pm
  In 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. Unlike George Orwell's novel "1984," where only Big Brother controlled the ...
Posted on 25 April 2015 | 3:03 pm
  David Brin
UCSD's New Writing Series is excited to announce a reading from David Brin in the Literature Building, de Certeau room (155). David Brin is a scientist, tech speaker/consultant, and author. His new novel about our survival in the near future is Existence.
Posted on 25 April 2015 | 1:18 pm
  Cameras are everywhere, and they're changing
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. Unlike George Orwell's novel "1984," where only Big Brother controlled the ...
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 8:28 am
  Signals to space worth a shout
Not so fast, said space scientist and science-fiction writer David Brin. "The arrogance of shouting into the cosmos without any proper risk assessment defies belief. It is a course that would put our grandchildren at risk," he said. If we send them ...
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 7:10 am
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  DrPaulKleiman: @suzanne_moore re:
DrPaulKleiman: @suzanne_moore re: Parliament? It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. (David Brin)
Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:49 am
  lucaswiman: 3 of 5 stars to Existence by
lucaswiman: 3 of 5 stars to Existence by David Brin https://t.co/6jqROeuzeR
Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:49 am
  EliMiles518: One of my top science fiction
EliMiles518: *&#!e of my top science ficti*&#! novels? #StartideRising by David Brin. Space opera with talking dolphins, enough said.
Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:49 am
  veridialulrico3: Heaven's Reach (The Second
veridialulrico3: Heaven's Reach (The Sec~^*^d Uplift Trilogy #3) by David Brin http://t.co/CEp5RUHHwz http://t.co/IxwSMw4WZL
Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:49 am
  leandrorados: Earth 1991 by David Brin
leandrorados: Earth 1991 by David Brin 055329024X http://t.co/V3NqpDBCLX http://t.co/uoL1Wqd1cR
Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:49 am
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  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 | 4:11 pm
  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 | 12:07 pm
  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 1 December 2012 | 1:01 am
  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 | 3:38 pm
  Resolved Question: Who is author David Brin?
Posted on 22 April 2012 | 6:35 pm
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