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  Google's latest: A spoon that steadies
KWQC 6Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremorsKWQC 6More than 10 million people worldwide, including Google co-founder Sergey Brin's mother, have essential tremors or Parkinson's disease. Brin has said he also has a mutation associated with higher rates of the Parkinson's and has donated more than $50 ...and more »
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 4:36 am
  Early Google investor donates $7.5-million
Vancity BuzzEarly Google investor donates $7.5-million to UBC Computer ScienceVancity BuzzUBC alumnus and Vancouver native Dr. David Cheriton has donated more than $7.5-million to the University of British Columbia's Computer Science department. This amounts to $7-million for an endowment to create a new chair in computer science and ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 10:14 am
  TheStreet.com Made A Roast Of Bill Ackman
TheStreet.com Made A Roast Of Bill Ackman And Screened It To Hundreds Of ...Businessinsider IndiaThe film stars Gregg Greenberg (Roastmaster), Dan Freed (Bill Ackman), David Marcus (Larry Kudlow), Donna Sickles (Marissa Mayer), Antoine Gara (Preet Bharara), Mark Sugarman (Carl Icahn), Jonathan Marino (Tim Cook) and Ross Urken (Sergey Brin).and more »
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 7:56 am
  Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More
Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More Lateral MovesThe American Lawyer (registration)Houston's hot lateral market, covered in detail by The American Lawyer earlier this year, saw Sidley Austin take the latest plunge by bringing on Andrews Kurth corporate partners DAVID DENECHAUD and JOE FLACK III. Sidley announced this week its hire of ...
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:37 pm
  Stack Overflow: It's the End of the World as
GeekDad (blog)Stack Overflow: It's the End of the World as We Know It…GeekDad (blog)For a great fictional treatment of this Scatter, Adapt, and Remember strategy, I recommend David Brin's Existence , a fairly sizable tome. It's a sci-fi story about first contact with an alien artifact—but it's also a wide-ranging tale that touches on ...
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:27 am
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  White House hack just the beginning: experts
Hackers recently breached an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's senior staff, a White House official said Tuesday night, as experts predict we're around a decade away from an attack that causes "widespread harm to a nation's security".
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 2:30 pm
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  First contact with the world
American scientist and award-winning sci-fi author David Brin writes: "Vivid, imaginative and rooted in cutting-edge science, The Three-Body Problem ponders several big questions of our time. Liu Cixin stands at the top tier of speculative fiction authors ...
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 10:23 am
  Stack Overflow: It’s the End of the World
For a great fictional treatment of this Scatter, Adapt, and Remember strategy, I recommend David Brin’s Existence, a fairly sizable tome. It’s a sci-fi story about first contact with an alien artifact—but it’s also a wide-ranging tale that touches ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:23 pm
  The U.S. election: a sea-change for the GOP?
A notion has spread -- foisted not just by cable news, but all media -- that the recent U.S. mid-term elections manifested some kind of tidal surge favoring Republican Party policies. Alas, the most disturbing thing about that meme is how pathetically easy ...
Posted on 16 November 2014 | 11:00 am
  From Science & Aliens to Google Glasses-
The ‘Nifty Fifty (times 4)’, a program of Science Spark, presented by InfoComm International, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who will fan out across the Washington, D.C. area in the 2014-2015 school year to speak about ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 2:17 am
  Author David Brin Considers and Writes
Award-winning science fiction author, physicist, engineer, inventor and futurist David Brin returns to Planetary Radio for a conversation about his monumental and very entertaining new novel. Emily Lakdawalla previews a very busy month of great planetary ...
Posted on 3 September 2012 | 3:40 pm
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  Orph30: @JoshConstine @TechCrunch on the
Orph30: @JoshC&@%stine @TechCrunch &@% the topic, David Brin's transparent society is a necessary read. He should be menti&@%ed in your article.
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 8:56 pm
  Toreypet: @hellogames I enjoyed David Brin's
Toreypet: @!~ogames I enjoyed David Brin's Uplift series.
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 8:56 pm
  JhuvzCandy: RT @BCTextbook: 'Prison for the
JhuvzCandy: RT @BCTextbook: 'Pris*!!@ for the crime of ^rty -- that was how sec*!!@dary school had seemed.' - David Brin, Earth #quotes #educati*!!@
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 8:56 pm
  william_willia2: Unless aiming for David
william_willia2: Unless aiming for David Brin's Transparent Society; even if so, need ~! Privacy data http://t.co/Q9s9IDumTy via @IEEESpectrum #security
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 8:56 pm
  dlittleprince_: Why must conversions always
dlittleprince_: Why must c^#versi^#s always come so late? Why do people always apologize to corpses? ~David Brin
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 8:56 pm
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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...
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...
Posted on 7 April 2014 | 12:07 pm
  Resolved Question: Good Sci Fi books set in
What are some good sci first/fantasy books that are set in interesting environments like under water cities or cities in the sky?
Posted on 21 July 2013 | 8:10 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...
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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