A contributing editor at Wired and Matter, David has also written for publications such as the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Wall Street JournalBusinessWeek, Nature, and Outside.


David is the author of the books The End of MoneyA Left-Hand Turn Around the World, and Righting the Mother Tongue; the nonfiction collection Firsthand; and the Kindle Single The Instigators.


David has been featured in media such as Frontline, BBC, CBS Sunday Morning, Radiolab, and the Washington Post, and delivered lectures to audiences in academia, the private sector, and organizations nationwide.

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