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Six Ways to Befriend Future TechSix Ways to Befriend Future Tech Billionairesblogs.hbr.org (blog)David Karp, who sold Tumblr to Yahoo for $1.1 billion, is one more in a line of twenty-somethings and even pre-twenty-somethings whose technology innovations have made them a fortune. We've seen this before. In the 1990s, young techies with purple hair ...and more »
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 5:12 am
SPACE TRAVEL FOCUS OF UCSD EVENT - U-T SanSPACE TRAVEL FOCUS OF UCSD EVENTU-T San DiegoWith a turn of your head, you could see Gregory Benford, David Brin, Neal Stephenson and Vernor Vinge. One session on Wednesday afternoon featured space consultant Patti Grace Smith, whose overview of the future of spaceflight seemed bland to some.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 4:11 am
Drowned in Manchester #15 – May 2013 -Drowned In SoundDrowned in Manchester #15 – May 2013Drowned In Sound... Kult Country » · Metz » · Fucked Up » · Titus Andronicus » · Ghost Outfit » · Jim Adama » · geordiedave1981 by David Edwards [Edit this content] ▾ 1 comment 09:14 May 23rd, 2013 .... Though the heart of Manchester can get rather hectic, competitive ...
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 1:19 am
UC San Diego Opens Center Devoted toUC San Diego Opens Center Devoted to Studying ImaginationPatch.comIn fact, several well-known science fiction authors have signed up to be a part of the endeavor including UC San Diego alumni Kim Stanley Robinson and David Brin. "When I saw that the Clarke Foundation was looking to establish a Center for Human ...
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 2:48 pm
Yahoo looks to regain its cool with TumblrIBNLiveYahoo looks to regain its cool with Tumblr dealBoston HeraldYahoo said its founder, David Karp, will remain in charge and will keep Tumblr's headquarters in New York to retain the same "irreverence, wit and commitment to empower creators." Tumblr's audience, which boasts a large concentration of teens and ...The cost of cool: Yahoo swaps cash for cachet in Tumblr dealThe ConversationYahoo paying $1.1 billion for TumblrKennebec Journalall 340 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 1:38 pm
UC San Diego Opens Center Devoted ToAbove: UC San Diego opened the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination May 14.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 1:11 pm
Mystic Ink Publishing's "The“ The Infinity Zone ” - Award-Winning New Age Book Helps Athletes, Artists, Autistics and Amputees Reach Peak Performance (PRWeb May 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10752560.htm
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 11:22 pm
Want a one-way trip to Mars?"I can say I have an ulterior motive," said David Brin, who has written more than a dozen science-fiction novels — including "The Postman," which was turned into a Kevin Costner movie in 1997 . "I'd get a lot of writing done, and it might be memorable."
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 6:12 pm
Why sign up for a one-way Mars trip? ThreeA one-way trip to Mars sounds like something you'd wish on your worst enemy — so why would more than 78,000 people from around the world pay up to $75 for a chance to die on another planet?"I can say I have an ulterior motive," said David Brin, who has written more than a dozen science-fiction novels — including "The Postman," which was turned into a Kevin Costner movie in 1997. "I'd get a lot ...
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 2:37 am
Sci-fi star asks: Is anybody out there?The conference, part of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, features many prominent sci-fi writers, including David Brin on Encinitas.) There was awe but little surprise among scientists recently when NASA revealed that two earth ...
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 3:43 am
Report from the Starship Century Conference:Among the attendees are science fiction writers David Brin, Neal Stephenson, Vernor Vinge, Joe Haldeman, Alan Steele, and Geoffrey Landis. And imaginative scientists Freeman Dyson, going strong at 90, author of the concept of Dyson Spheres, infrared SETI ...
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 1:42 am
Mystic Ink Publishing's "The InfinityFive stars!" Science Fiction iconic author, David Brin, author of "EARTH" and "EXISTENCE" says "The Infinity Zone" is "A nifty tour of gorgeous patterns, fun coincidences and inspiring rhythms in nature, body and mind." Packed with fascinating photos ...
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 11:03 pm
Why sign up for a one-way Mars trip? ThreeA one-way trip to Mars sounds like something you'd wish on your worst enemy — so why would more than 78,000 people from around the world pay up to $75 for a chance to die on another planet? "I can say I have an ulterior motive," said David ...
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 11:05 pm
Mixed News from SpaceAmid fretful resignation, we learn of the likely loss of the magnificent Kepler mission, which discovered as many as three thousand planets beyond our solar system. (About 10% of them now confirmed.) Only two of the four gyro systems are still ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 3:37 am
CONTRARY BRIN: Mixed News from SpaceDavid Brin said... I agree. locum was at his best. I mourn Kepler. But honestly, it was scanning a tiny patch of sky and only 100,000 stars. "Only?" Well, we move on. Let's build a new one that can spot them farther out from their ...
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 9:58 am
SFFWorld : Startide Rising by DavidI've read two novels by David Brin, The Postman and Existence (which was the best SF novel I read last year). For years I'd been wanting to read his Uplift novels and I finally got around to diving into that series recently.
Posted on 14 May 2013 | 7:38 am
CONTRARY BRIN: News about Space andYou can watch live streaming of the event -- speakers include Freeman Dyson, Paul Davies, Robert Zubrin, Neal Stephenson, Joe Haldeman, Larry Niven, Gregory Benford and David Brin. And rounding out a busy month: ...
Posted on 13 May 2013 | 5:38 pm
CONTRARY BRIN: Grand challenges,David Brin said... I added a fourth paragraph to the main posting that some of you may not have seen (above) leading you to the Challenge.gov web site where many challenge programs are now listed. Wish I had seen it ...
Posted on 11 May 2013 | 6:03 pm
Dilbert, Skynet and the latest from theDavid Brin said... There is not one sentence of locum's missive (above) that did not have me scratching my head and going "huh?" Seriously, the guy's logic patterns are... unusual. Reminds me of that scene in Existence with ...
Posted on 6 May 2013 | 5:53 pm