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.


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Vernor Vinge
Posted on 18 Apr 2019 at 5:00pm

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Posted on 31 Aug 2011 at 10:29am

SH Interviews Vernor Vinge – How Will We Get To The Technological Singularity?
Posted on 19 Jul 2012 at 3:40am

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

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

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

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

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

A Chat with Vernor Vinge
Posted on 1 Aug 2011 at 3:32am



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