I had the honor of being selected as one of Houston Modern Luxury's Men of Style. Article by Jody Schmal. Photograph by Bode Helm.
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Lately we've heard the concern about the ease with which disinformation spreads -- the problem of fake news. But is our era meaningfully different from previous eras?
Brian Eno and I have twice performed a musical version of Sum, once at the Sydney Opera House, and once at the Brighton Dome. Learn more.
Can we reproduce our brains on other media (say, on computers, or out of beer cans and tennis balls)?
Not too long ago, I scanned a 3,000 mummy. What can (and can't) be concluded based on his perspicuously elongated skull shape, known as dolicocephy (elongated head)?
David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.
Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.
Read David's Op-Ed piece in The New York Times regarding time and Obama's withdrawal plan.