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  Public v. Private Collection: It All Comes
Public v. Private Collection: It All Comes Down to PowerLawfare (blog)In early 1994, Jerry Yang and David Filo turned their attention to compiling a directory of the web, giving birth to Yahoo! Later that decade Sergey Brin and Larry Page developed an algorithm that morphed into Google. As the high tech industry exploded ...
Posted on 5 May 2016 | 7:49 am
  From the BDS front lines: How the on-campus
From the BDS front lines: How the on-campus brawl is turning young Jews off IsraelHaaretz“Most of the students here are either ignorant or unsure and prefer to steer clear of the issue because it's so contentious,” says David Biale, a distinguished professor of Jewish history at UC Davis. “I think most of them are being pushed away. A ...and more »
Posted on 5 May 2016 | 7:13 am
  How to maintain a vigorous, positive sum
How to maintain a vigorous, positive sum society… in theoryInstitute for Ethics and Emerging TechnologiesDavid Brin on 'The Ethics of Intimate Surveillance (1)' (May 3, 2016) instamatic on 'A Pro- and Anti-War Dialogue' (May 3, 2016) Brent.Allsop on 'The Importance of Qualia to Transhumanism and Science pt2' (May 3, 2016). How do you track the news ...
Posted on 4 May 2016 | 8:33 am
  Book Review|Joshua Ferris Reviews Don
New York TimesBook Review|Joshua Ferris Reviews Don DeLillo's 'Zero K'New York TimesThus does David Bell, in “Americana,” hope to discover in the small towns and bit players of this uncontainable country something that will make him one with the pure incandescent image. Thus does Owen Brademas, searching in “The Names” for the ...and more »
Posted on 2 May 2016 | 2:30 am
  Our “Game of Thrones” fantasy: Democracy
SalonOur “Game of Thrones” fantasy: Democracy is almost nonexistent in Westeros—and we like it that waySalon... setting aside its Eurocentric geopolitical context, “The Lord of the Rings” is a deeply conservative work (for which Tolkien has been taken to task by a later generation of sci-fi and fantasy writers, such as China Miéville, David Brin and Michael ...
Posted on 1 May 2016 | 4:31 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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  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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  PalatialAuction: The Postman by David Brin
PalatialAucti%^: The Postman by David Brin (1997, Paperback) https://t.co/xIwA8Zv8UN https://t.co/LUrzNhvDT7
Posted on 6 May 2016 | 6:00 am
  ronnyzoo: Really great podcast w David Brin.
r^~nyzoo: Really great podcast w David Brin. What an amazing guy. Fascinating from start to finish. https://t.co/HODFj2MXvg @markarayner @jamess#%ey
Posted on 6 May 2016 | 6:00 am
  MrJuanEchenique: RT @70sscifiart: Cover to
MrJuanEchenique: RT @70sscifiart: Cover to David Brin’s Sundiver, artist uncredited https://t.co/z60EYh1Jez https://t.co/jF6fSfMTz7
Posted on 6 May 2016 | 6:00 am
  TranshumanWoman: RT @FutureThinkers_:
TranshumanWoman: RT @FutureThinkers_: FTP024: David Brin Interview - Building Future Societies with Transparency and Freedom https://t.co/n3oqDZY4v3 #blog #…
Posted on 6 May 2016 | 6:00 am
  lee_m_edward: It's said that power corrupts.
lee_m_edward: It's said that power corrupts. But, really, it attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things. ~ David Brin
Posted on 6 May 2016 | 6:00 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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