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  College signing links - Asheville
College signing links - Asheville Citizen-TimesAsheville Citizen-TimesCarolina Day soccer player David Jaben. Carolina Day tennis player Kyle Cenderelli. Cherokee basketball player ... Reynolds swimmers Anna Catherine Nazemi and Brin Sampson. Reynolds swimmer Morgan Franklin. Reynolds track athletes Christen Ray, ...and more »
Posted on 3 July 2015 | 3:23 pm
  The Real Reason Google Serves All That Free
ForbesThe Real Reason Google Serves All That Free Food - ForbesForbesCofounder Sergey Brin once commanded his architects and office designers that “No one should be more than 200 feet away from food.” Since that proclamation, many outsiders have written offered their take on the intent behind this legendary Google perk.
Posted on 2 July 2015 | 7:57 am
  The riff: When two becomes too many -
Financial TimesThe riff: When two becomes too manyFinancial TimesIn Silicon Valley the mantra is that great companies are started by pairs of people, such as Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin, YouTube's Steve Chen and Chad Hurley and Yahoo's David Filo and Jerry Yang, pictured. The belief is that you will not get ...
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 6:04 am
  Young military recruits honored as grand
Young military recruits honored as grand marshals on Fourth of JulyBenson News SunThey include Jared Wright, Jesus Canez and Micah Stull, as well as honorary grand marshals Gabe Brin and Bailey Lee. “We strongly encourage ... Jesus Canez is the the son of Brandy and David Macias, owners of “Big Dave's Towing.” Jesus has enlisted in ...
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 1:58 pm
  Burning Man now attracts CEOs and
Yahoo NewsBurning Man now attracts CEOs and billionaires and that's okayYahoo NewsAmongst the noted “Burners” are Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. Grover Norquist has said that attending Burning Man has long been on his bucket list.and more »
Posted on 29 June 2015 | 1:36 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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  Now, Where'd I Park My Flying Car?
And this, gives me great hope... I am reminded, by these ramblings, of a quote I recently read by David Brin, in the afterword of his novel, Existence, that I shall close with: We aren't a curse upon the world. We are her new eyes. Her brain, testes ...
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 3:31 pm
  Eight Books You Need To Know About To
“[Crichton has] gone to sometimes frantic lengths in order not to let [his] books be labeled science fiction.” — David Brin, writing in 2005. What it’s about: The fourth book in Correia’s Monster Hunter Nation series, this book follows his team ...
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 4:05 am
  Global Asteroid Day events and webcasts set
writer David Brin, and The Discovery Network’s Meteorite Man Geoff Notkin, among others. Click here for a full listing of signatories. Founding Partners of Asteroid Day include the Association of Space Explorers, Astronauts Without Borders, B612 ...
Posted on 25 June 2015 | 6:34 pm
  Throwback Thursday: ‘Startide Rising’ by
It’s time for Throwback Thursday, ScienceFiction.com’s ongoing column dedicated to the great science fiction of the past. And this week’s is a real humdinger. Though, I feel like I should start this with a disclaimer: I don’t usually read things ...
Posted on 25 June 2015 | 3:00 am
  What to do when facing evil
First off, we must quit celebrating these killers. In this, I’m following the advice of astrophysicist and author, David Brin, who reminds us of of a parallel case, a man who burned down the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus to get his name remembered.
Posted on 24 June 2015 | 12:31 am
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  BCReading: 6 July #Sun in #Cancer opposes
BCReading: 6 July #Sun in #Cancer opposes #Pluto in #Capricorn - this #quote from David Brin @DavidBrin encapsulates the energy: http://t.co/lYnTu5SFQN
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 2:15 am
  MikeJGale: Dune, Fremen, Muadib a
MikeJGale: Dune, Fremen, Muadib a retrospective (courtesy David Brin) http://t.co/Jx09IrKhEO
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 2:15 am
  AeternusArs: @gnarly_unicorn I read David
AeternusArs: @gnarly_unicorn I read David Brin's "Earth" 20+ yrs ago - I'm !@ track to becoming like the old ladies in the park w their foretold ipads
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 2:15 am
  TheRealNebris: "So you want to make
TheRealNebris: "So you want to make @*s. Now, why would that bother anybody?" ~David Brin, addressing the Sixth Annual #Singularity Summit
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 2:15 am
  RussellTemba: “It’s said that ‘power
RussellTemba: “It’s said that ‘power corrupts’, but actually it’s more that power attracts the corruptible." - From The Postman, by David Brin
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 2:15 am
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  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 | 8:11 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 | 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
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