Vernor Vinge

Author, Rainbow's End

Vernor Vinge is best known for his science-fiction stories, which include True Names, A Fire Upon the Deep, and A Deepness in the Sky. The last two items each won the Hugo Award for best science fiction novel of the year. His just-released novel, Rainbows End, examines the near-future implications of wearable computing and smart environments on issues of entertainment, privacy, and terror.

Vernor holds a Ph.D. in Math from the University of California, San Diego. From 1972 to 2000 he taught in the Department of Math and Computer Sciences at San Diego State University.


Share this: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

News for: Vernor Vinge

Speaker at FiRe 2006

News Headlines  (10 of 12)
Vernor Vinge
Posted on 18 Aug 2019 at 5:00pm

Vernor Vinge, online prophet
Posted on 1 Jan 2001 at 3:59am

SH Interviews Vernor Vinge – How Will We Get To The Technological Singularity?
Posted on 17 Jul 2012 at 3:24am

Here’s a No-Fail, Nonviolent Trigger for Transitioning to a New Society
Posted on 11 Apr 2018 at 5:00pm

What is the Technological Singularity?
Posted on 19 Jun 2011 at 1:43am

Vernor Vinge's The Children of the Sky
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 at 3:30am

AI creeps nearer via bee algorithms and crowdsourcing
Posted on 21 Oct 2011 at 3:24pm

Soon, computers will become more intelligent than us. Then what?
Posted on 26 Jan 2014 at 9:11am

Human 2.0 Is Coming Faster Than You Think. Will You Evolve With The Times?
Posted on 30 Sep 2018 at 10:11pm

When Computers Meld With Our Minds
Posted on 24 Aug 2008 at 4:59pm



News feeds courtesy of:

FiRe 2006 Media


Looking Further



Share this video: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

To contact Vernor Vinge, fill out the form below.

iNews Mailroom (All fields required)
To:
From:
Your Email:
Subject:

Message: