About David

Is David a scientist who does art or an artist that does science? If you ask David, he can't separate them or rank them. He seems to be able to walk with the best in both.

David scott de hilster

The Many Sides of David



David de Hilster was born in Ann Arbor Michigan on Friday the 13th in 1959 and the doctor who delivered him was Dr. Botch.



David de Hilster has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Masters of Arts in Linguistics from The Ohio State University.


Professional Career

David de Hilster is considered one of the foremost experts in the world in Natural Language Processing – getting computers to read and understand text like humans. He is co-author of a computer programming language for creating intelligent programs. Currently he works for HPCC Systems super computing group at LexisNexis in Boca Raton Florida.



David de Hilster was represented by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1990 and has been drawing and painting ever since. He sells to private collectors.


Brazilian – Almost

In 1987, David de Hilster quit his job, sold everything, and moved to Brazil – something he wanted to do before he settled down. He lived and worked in Rio de Janeiro for almost 3 years. He was a programmer in artificial intelligence, took drawing classes, and rocked climbed where he met his future Brazilian wife Doris de Hilster. He married and returned to the states where in 1994, he started a samba school. (see details in #8). David speaks fluent Portuguese.



David de Hilster has been involved with scientists outside of mainstream physics and cosmology and has co-authored a book with his father on the 4 Universal Motions in Physics. He also spent 8 years making the feature-length documentary, “Einstein Wrong – The Miracle Year“. David is also president of a world-wide think-tank of scientists who challenge mainstream science.



In 2013, David landed in the emergency room with heart attack symptoms. He then read the book how to reverse by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. and immediately went whole-plant based. His heart disease is gone (read his story here), his allergies are gone, and he is now helping others adopt a whole plant based diet.



David de Hilster is president of SambaLa Samba School and has performed in hundreds of shows as well as produced large Brazilian cultural events in Long Beach and Los Angeles California. David was also sang in the world-famous sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro with Neguinho da Beija-Flor and Beth Carvalho.


David’s Family

Doris de Hilster

Wife / Costume designer

Launda de Hilster

Daughter / Musical theatre actress

Robert de Hilster

Father / Scientist