Vernor Vinge

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United States, Mathematician
October 2, 1944

Vernor Steffen Vinge ( ( listen); born October 2, 1944) is an American science fiction author and retired professor. He taught mathematics and computer science at San Diego State University. He is the originator of the technological singularity concept as the phrase is now used and perhaps the first to present a fictional "cyberspace". He is best known for his Hugo Award-winning novels and novellas A Fire Upon the Deep (1992), A Deepness in the Sky (1999), Rainbows End (2006), Fast Times at Fairmont High (2002), and The Cookie Monster (2004), as well as for his 1984 novel The Peace War and his 1993 essay "The Coming Technological Singularity".

Also known as Computer Scientist, Writer, Science Fiction Writer

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