Jan 25, 2017 - San Francisco, CA - "The Future of Brain Health" - Founders Fund Symposium Jan 29, 2017 - San Francisco, CA - "The Future of the Brain" - Worlds Fair Nano Feb 8, 2017 - Stanford, CA - Wearable Tech + Digital Health + NeuroTech Conference Mar 14, 2017 - Stanford, CA - Stanford Longevity Conference Mar 15, 2017 - San Francisco, CA - XTech Expo Mar 16-18, 2017 - Silicon Valley, CA - Augmented Human Conference Mar 23, 2017 - Murray Hill, NJ - Private Event, Bell Labs Mar 28, 2017 - Houston, TX - Collaborative for Children Mar 29, 2017 - Houston, TX - Houston Health Museum Apr 12-13, 2017 - Mountain View, CA - AARP Innovation@50 Conference Apr 20, 2017 - Newport Coast, CA - Private Event - Salesforce Conference Apr 26, 2017 - Redmond, WA - Private Event - Microsoft May 2, 2017 - Boca Raton, FL - Private Event - Fidelity May 21, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA - Hope and Optimism - Los Angeles Hope Festival May 24, 2017 - Stanford, CA - DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series Jun 28 - Jul 1, 2017 - Aspen, CO - Aspen Ideas Festival Sep 9, 2017 - San Francisco, CA - Future Techonlogy Session - Society of Laproscopic Surgeons Oct 4, 2017 - San Antonio, TX - Mind Science Foundation Oct 25, 2017 - Boston, MA - Private Event - Accord 2017 Conference
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Our ignorance of the cosmos is too vast to commit to atheism, and yet we know too much to commit to a particular religion. A third position, agnosticism, is often an uninteresting stance in which a person simply questions whether his traditional religious story is true or not true. I call myself a possibilian. Find out why.
In the wake of the Aurora movie theater shooting, many people had the same questions: What kind of derangement is indicated by the horrific acts of James Holmes? What is wrong with his brain? How will his mental state play out in the courts?
Sum on Radiolab
Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.
McGovern Award for excellence in Communication
David was honored to receive the 2014 John J. McGovern Award for Excellence in Biomedical Education from the American Medical Writers' Assocation. Noted past recipients include authors Oliver Sacks and Abraham Verghese.