David Brin

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SHORT =  David Brin is an astrophysicist whose international best-selling novels include Earth, Existence, Startide Rising and The Postman (filmed in 1998). Dr. Brin serves on advisory boards (e.g. NASA's Advanced Concepts program or NIAC) and speaks or consults on topics ranging from AI, SETI, privacy and invention to national security. His nonfiction book about the information age - The Transparent Society - won the Freedom of Speech Award of the American Library Association. His latest nonfiction work is Polemical Judo.  (https://www.davidbrin.com)

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David Brin is a scientist, tech speaker/consultant, and author. A film by Kevin Costner was based on Brin’s novel, The Postman. Brin’s 16 novels, including NY Times Bestsellers and Hugo Award winners, have been translated into more than twenty languages. In 1989 one of them, Earth, foreshadowed global warming, pandemics, cyberwarfare and the world wide web. Existence is about our survival in a dangerous-but-hopeful near future.

Dr. Brin serves on the external advisory council of NASA's Innovative and Advanced Concepts program (NIAC). David appears frequently on shows such as Nova, The Universe and Life After People, explainingscience and future trends. He has keynoted scores of major events hosted by the likes of IBM, GE, Google, Boeing and the Institute for Ethics in Emerging Technologies. 

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.    (Website:  http://www.davidbrin.com/ )

Sessions in which David Brin participates

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
15:00
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Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
16:00
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Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZDT/Wellington
13:00
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