I was named a CNN Next List Fellow. Here are two five minute clips from the show:
Watch a talk I gave at the Long Now Foundation about my hopes that the advent of the internet will mitigate threats that brought down previous civilizations.
Interested in issues of memory and the brain? Watch a clip of David on the History Channel.
Posthumanism asks what happens when our technologies allow humans to enhance intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities beyond what biology can give us. Think bionics on crack.
Communicating science to the public can take time away from a busy research career. So why should scientists do it? I offer a manifesto of six reasons in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Sum was the only book of fiction in New Scientist magazine's selection of Best Books of 2009.
Why should the US invest in brain science? See David's opinion in the New York Times.
SUM was chosen as the best book of 2009 by Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer-winning literary critic Julia Keller.