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  How to Know What Your DNA Says About You -
How to Know What Your DNA Says About YouWall St. Cheat SheetDavid Mittelman, the chief scientific officer of Gene by Gene, tells Technology Review that he doesn't consider risk assessment based on genetic data to be “mature enough to be a consumer product yet.” The FDA cites the risk ... Following the FDA's ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:27 am
  New data shows just how liberal Silicon
Yahoo NewsNew data shows just how liberal Silicon Valley donors areYahoo NewsIn this Sept. 25, 2012, photo, Google co-founder Sergey Brin, left, wearing Google Glass, speaks as California Gov. Jerry Brown, right, listens during a bill signing for driverless cars at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Despite Brin's and ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:59 am
  Review: Museum exhibition explores Silicon
Review: Museum exhibition explores Silicon Valley's historyMarin Independent JournalThen there's Google's Sergey Brin, who lives in Los Altos Hills and is involved in a real estate concern that has bought up property in downtown Los Altos. Throw in the late David Packard, another Los Altos Hills resident and the Packard in Hewlett ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:00 am
  How a Wiki Is Keeping Direct-to-Consumer
How a Wiki Is Keeping Direct-to-Consumer Genetics AliveMIT Technology Review“I don't believe that this kind of risk assessment is mature enough to be a consumer product yet,” says David Mittelman, chief scientific officer of Gene by Gene, a genetic laboratory that performs tests. In barring 23andMe's health reports, the FDA ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 10:59 am
  Fiction Writers Help Scientists Push Known
Fiction Writers Help Scientists Push Known BoundariesNew York TimesOne contributor to “Hieroglyph,” David Brin, has argued that surveillance technology is getting so cheap that its spread can't be stopped; instead we should ensure that everyone has access, to equalize its power. Another author, Peter Watts, argues ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 10:15 am
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  Award Winning Mystic Ink Publishing Has the
Mystic Ink Publishing Delivers Plenty of Scary Stories through multiple new outlets for the upcoming Halloween Season. Check them out -- if you dare… (PRWeb October 06, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/MysticInkPublishing/ScarystoriesforHalloween/prweb12225013.htm
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 12:34 am
  UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 12:32 am
  Hong Kong Protesters Use Mesh Networks To
wabrandsma sends this article from New Scientist: Hong Kong's mass protest is networked. Activists are relying on a free app that can send messages without any cellphone connection. Since the pro-democracy protests turned ugly over the weekend, many worry that the Chinese government would block local phone networks. In response, activists have turned to the FireChat app to send supportive ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:28 pm
  What will you need to lead your organization
Training leaders will convene Nov. 4-5, 2014, in San Diego at the LTEN 3rd Annual Medical Device & Diagnostic (MD&D) Trainers Summit to address the future of medical device and diagnostic training.
Posted on 25 September 2014 | 3:13 am
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  Fiction Writers Help Scientists Push Known
What does science fiction say to do about that? It depends on who’s writing. One contributor to “Hieroglyph,” David Brin, has argued that surveillance technology is getting so cheap that its spread can’t be stopped; instead we should ensure that ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 4:41 am
  Kickstarting Starshipsofacon, an online SF
With Joe Haldeman, Kim Stanley Robinson, Pat Cadigan, Charlie Stross, David Brin and many more! Coming in 2015, StarShipSofa will bring you not one day but two: two days of fantastic talks, interviews, readings, trivia, and fellowship with some of the most ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 1:30 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
  David Brin – How YOU can beat the
The biggest victim of the recent US government shut down may have been science, as crucial experiments were cut off – including the entire research season in Antarctica. To many of those who instigated this disaster, the harm to science was not a Flaw ...
Posted on 22 October 2013 | 8:43 am
  Interview with Hugo Award-winning
David Brin is a scientist, tech speaker/consultant, and author. His new novel about our survival in the near future is 'Existence'. A film by Kevin Costner was based on Brin's book 'The Postman'. Dr. Brin's 16 novels, including NY Times Bestsellers and ...
Posted on 24 July 2013 | 1:55 am
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  Joseph_Palmer: David Brin Voter ID Laws:
Joseph_Palmer: David Brin Voter ID Laws: Scam or Accountability? - YouTube http://t.co/4AlBBqMjeP // As usual, David knocks it out of the park.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:35 pm
  OliverNara: http://t.co/6opZpWLisa David
OliverNara: http://t.co/6opZpWLisa David Brin not worried by internati^&*al tensi^&*s. And explains why this is so.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:35 pm
  StylesGrant: David Brin: An Unstable World?
StylesGrant: David Brin: An Unstable World? NOT WORRIED — Starting with Russia… http://t.co/7Ys8UETS0l
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:35 pm
  SkepticInk: ThePrussian: David Brin, H.G.
SkepticInk: ThePrussian: David Brin, H.G. Wells and the Hero http://t.co/EbCgeQBCvl
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:35 pm
  DodgerWA: RT @danlyke: Orwell, Huxley,
DodgerWA: RT @danlyke: Orwell, Huxley, Gibs!!@: All prescient. We're just waiting !!@ the dystopian prophecies of David Brin and Stephen King now.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:35 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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