In case you missed this, Greg Bear conducted an extensive talk for the Authors@Google program. The video below clocks in an a healthy 33 minutes and change, but Greg is an interesting speaker and I think you’ll enjoy his talk.
About the Author (and by that, I mean Greg Bear)
Greg Bear is the author of more than twenty-five books, which have been translated into more than a dozen languages. He has been awarded two Hugos and five Nebulas for his fiction. He is married to Astrid Anderson Bear, and they are the parents of two children, Erik and Alexandra.
To view Greg’s catalog on RandomHouse.com: Greg Bear’s Books
Visit Greg’s webpage: GregBear.com
Read Greg’s blog: Kicky Baby