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  $3.04 million raised brings cheers, tears at
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)$3.04 million raised brings cheers, tears at 29th annual Auction of Washington WinesPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)A week-long trip to explore the wine-cellars of Italy's legendary wine-producing areas, guided by Washington wine royalty Ted Baseler and Bob Betz and their knowledgeable spouses, went for $100,000 to Douglas Howe and Robin Du Brin. People ... Jim and ...and more »
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 8:08 am
  Interview with Gerd Leonhard and his New
Institute for Ethics and Emerging TechnologiesInterview with Gerd Leonhard and his New Book TECHNOLOGY vs. HUMANITYInstitute for Ethics and Emerging TechnologiesJames Barrat, Yochai Benkler, Nick Bostrom, Richard Branson, David Brin, Erik Brynjoson, Nicholas Carr, Noam Chomsky, Paulo Coelhoe, Dalai Lama, Peter Diamandis, Philip K. Dick, Cory Doctorow, Dave Eggers, John Elkington, William Gibson, Daniel ...
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 12:43 am
  Wagoner's HHS classes test Yondr pouches for
hays PostWagoner's HHS classes test Yondr pouches for cellphoneshays PostWhile watching the news program, Wagoner learned that famous comedian David Chappelle got with Yondr because he was annoyed that people weren't paying attention to his performances. “People were ... “I really understand the point,” Brin said. “I found ...
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 7:32 pm
  Form N-PX PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED For: Jun 30
Form N-PX PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED For: Jun 30StreetInsider.comELECTION OF DIRECTOR: PAMELA D.A. REEVE Mgmt For For 1H. ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: DAVID E. SHARBUTT Mgmt For For 1I. ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: JAMES D. TAICLET, JR. Mgmt For For 1J. ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: SAMME L. THOMPSON ...and more »
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 6:38 am
  Power Sheet: Walmart's Risky Bets Seem to Be
Power Sheet: Walmart's Risky Bets Seem to Be Paying OffFortune–David Phung saved a woman (and her dog) in Louisiana flooding when others wouldn't. A convertible is sinking into the roiling brown floodwaters as a boat approaches with three men and a camera crew. The woman in the car says, with remarkable calm, ...
Posted on 19 August 2016 | 7:35 am
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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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David Brin
  monikabielskyte: RT @trochee: WHAT. This
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Posted on 27 August 2016 | 11:53 am
  donaldinho: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was
d#&!aldinho: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was involved in Biosphere 2? This electi#&! seas#&! has g#&!e from @GreatDismal to David Brin https://t.co/iWVv0Z…
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 11:53 am
  KnockProps: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was
KnockProps: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was involved in Biosphere 2? This electi!&#% seas!&#% has g!&#%e from @GreatDismal to David Brin https://t.co/iWVv0Z…
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 11:53 am
  Ghostlions: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was
Ghostli@%s: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was involved in Biosphere 2? This electi@% seas@% has g@%e from @GreatDismal to David Brin https://t.co/iWVv0Z…
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 11:53 am
  zedzd3d: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was
zedzd3d: RT @trochee: WHAT. This dude was involved in Biosphere 2? This electi*!^~ seas*!^~ has g*!^~e from @GreatDismal to David Brin https://t.co/iWVv0Z…
Posted on 27 August 2016 | 11:52 am
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David Brin
  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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