Why is it so difficult for us to do those things we know we should? Here's a talk I gave at Stanford Medical School as part of their MedX series.
Why do groups of people inflict violence on unarmed neighbors? (Germany, Rwanda, Darfur, Nanking....). Here's the neuroscience point of view.
Think it's unlikely for a scientist to be featured on the cover of an Italian fashion magazine? Me too! But strange things happen...
Hear British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the short story "Descent of Species" from Sum.
The "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
SUM was chosen as the best book of 2009 by Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer-winning literary critic Julia Keller.
Click here to watch David's talk on possibilianism at PopTech. Executive director Andrew Zolli wrote: "This is one of the best talks ever at PopTech. Everyone should watch this."
Read David's new article in Wired magazine: "Apocalyse? No. Six Ways the Internet Will Save Civilization"