Click on this link to hear the actress Emily Blunt (Young Victoria, Devil Wears Prada) read the story "The Cast" from Sum. She is one of the dozens of terrific actors who read for the audio book.
The "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
Watch an experiment in which we studied time perception by dropping volunteer subjects from a 150 foot high tower. Free fall.
The shootings at Sandy Hook on December 14, 2012 sparked debate ranging from gun control to bulletproof windows. But the most fruitful approach may be to prioritize our discussion of mental illness.
I had the honor of being selected as one of Houston Modern Luxury's Men of Style.
David's iPad app "Why the Net Matters, or Six Ways to Avert the Collapse of Civilization" was recently called a "superbook" by the New York Times Magazine. For a taste of the argument, read David's article in WIRED or watch a video of his talk at the Long Now Foundation. Don't have an iPad? The manuscript is now available as an eBook.
Listen to British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the story "Descent of Species" from Sum. He is one of the dozens of terrific voices who read for the audio book.
In September, 2009, Sum became the number 2 book in the United Kingdom on Amazon's bestseller list, only behind Dan Brown's Lost Symbol.