This was a nice holiday surprise for me: I was featured on the cover of Italy's Style magazine.
(Click on the cover to read the article)
The prior month it was Brad Pitt, and the month before that, Mick Jagger. Good company!
Well before we understand how brains work, we may find ourselves able to digitally copy the brain's structure and able to download the conscious mind into a computer. What are the possibilities and challenges?
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?
I recently spoke at the Long Now Foundation's 20th anniversary event.
Designing how we would like to experience our universe...
Why should the US invest in brain science? See David's opinion in the New York Times.
Want to know how neuroscience will force major changes in our criminal justice system? Read David's article The Brain on Trial in The Atlantic. Now anthologized in 2012 Best American Science and Nature Writing.
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.