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Rudy Rucker

Rudy Rucker (born March 22, 1946) is an American computer scientist and science fiction author, often included in lists of cyberpunk authors. He is best known for his novels Software and Wetware (both won Philip K. Dick awards) as well as The Hacker and the Ants.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he attended Swarthmore College as an undergraduate student (Bachelor's in mathematics) and Rutgers University as a graduate student (Master's and PhD in mathematics). He is now a Professor at San Jose State University.


  • As Above, So Below: A Novel of Peter Bruegel (2002)
  • Software Engineering and Computer Games (2002)
  • Spaceland (2002)
  • Realware (2000)
  • Gnarl! (2000)
  • Saucer Wisdom (1999)
  • Seek! (1999)
  • Freeware (1997)
  • The Hacker and the Ants (1994)
  • All the Visions (1991)
  • Transreal! (1991)
  • The Hollow Earth (1990)
  • Wetware (1988)
  • Mind Tools (1987)
  • The Secret of Life (1985)
  • Master of Space and Time (1984)
  • The Fourth Dimension (1984)
  • The Sex Sphere (1983)
  • The Fifty-Seventh Franz Kafka (1983)
  • Software (1982)
  • Infinity and the Mind (1982)
  • Spacetime Donuts (1981)
  • White Light (1980)
  • Geometry, Relativity and the Fourth Dimension (1977)

External links:

The Rudy Rucker Portal (http://www.rudyrucker.com)
Rudy Rucker's SJSU Home Page (http://www.mathcs.sjsu.edu/faculty/rucker)

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