Another Book: Economic Change in China, c. 1800-1950
The Deficit Outlook

David Brin Has a Weblog

David Brin's The Transparent Society is an excellent meditation on the dilemmas of the surveillance society. His Startide Rising is the second-best space opera ever written. And his "Thor Meets Captain America" is the best alternate-history story I have ever read.

Contrary Brin: This blog has (as I feared) turned into a major time sink. While I am impressed with the intelligence and cogency of many participants, I have no idea whether there are enough of you to merit such effort, at some cost to writing novels. What HAS been positive is that I've been inspired to dredge up some older projects to put online...