David Brin is a scientist, tech speaker/consultant, and author. His new novel about our survival in the near future is Existence. His 16 novels, including NY Times Bestsellers and Hugo Award winners, have been translated into more than twenty languages. Earth foreshadowed global warming, cyberwarfare, and the world wide web. Brin appears frequently on shows such as Nova and The Universe and Life After People, speaking about science and future trends. His non-fiction book The Transparent Society: Will Technology Make Us Choose Between Freedom and Privacy? won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association.

Brin holds degrees from Caltech and the University of California at San Diego. He serves on advisory panels for astronomy, NASA innovative concepts, nanotech, SETI, national defense, and technological ethics.

 

Image credit: Cheryl Brigham.

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