David Brin is best known for shining light — plausibly and entertainingly — on technology, society and countless challenges confronting our rambunctious civilization. His bestselling novels include The Postman (filmed in 1997) plus explorations of our near-future in Earth and Existence. Other novels are translated into 25+ languages. His short stories explore vividly speculative ideas.
Brin's nonfiction book The Transparent Society won the American Library Association's Freedom of Speech Award for exploring 21st-century concerns about security, secrecy, accountability and privacy.
As a scientist, tech consultant and world-reknowned author, he speaks, advises and writes widely on topics from national defense and homeland security to astronomy and space exploration, SETI and nanotechnology, future/prediction, creativity and philanthropy. Urban Developer Magazine named him one of four World's Best Futurists, and he was appraised as "Number-one influencer" in Onalytica's Top 100 report of artificial intelligence influencers, brands and publications.