Vernor Vinge

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • San Diego State University


  • SIGGRAPH 2007

    Vernor Vinge is an award-winning science fiction author. From 1972 to 2000, Vinge taught Math and Computer Science at San Diego State University. He has won four Hugo awards for his science fiction, including two Hugos for best novel. His True Names (1981) was one of the earliest stories about cyberspace. His most recent novel, _Rainbows End_ (2006), considers how virtuality and networked embedded systems can transform our real world.