Based in Encinitas, CA
David Brin is a scientist, futurist, and author. His novels include New York Times Bestsellers, and have won Hugo Nebula and other awards. His books include The Postman, Earth, Existence, Startide Rising, and The Transparent Society.
David Brin is a scientist, speaker, and world-known author. His novels have been New York Times Bestsellers, winning multiple Hugo, Nebula and other awards.
His 1989 ecological thriller, Earth, foreshadowed global warming, cyberwarfare and near-future trends such as the World Wide Web. A 1998 movie, directed by Kevin Costner, was loosely based on The Postman. His non-fiction book, The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose Between Freedom and Privacy? won the Freedom of Speech Prize from the American Library Association.
Brin serves on advisory committees dealing with subjects such as national defense, space exploration, future/prediction and philanthropy. As a public scientist/futurist David appears frequently on radio and TV shows such as The Universe and Life After People. He is an entertaining and informative keynote or dinner speaker.
TEDxBrussels - David Brin - Target 2061: Reinventing Civilization Across Half a Century
David Brin's EXISTENCE: Official Trailer