Rudy Rucker





Rudy Rucker

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March 22, 1946

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Rudolf von Bitter Rucker is an American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, and one of the founders of the cyberpunk genre. He is best known for his Ware Tetralogy, the first two of which won Philip K. Dick awards. Presently, Rudy Rucker edits the science fiction webzine Flurb.


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After Ottawa, we went back and spent two nights in Vancouver. We stayed at a century-old, not-too-expensive place called the Sylvia Hotel, next to the water at English Bay Beach.



I’d been planning to meet up with my writer friend Bill Gibson, but as it happened, the page proofs for his next novel arrived at the same day we did, and he only had about three days to fix them, so we couldn’t co...

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Average rating: 3.82 · 16,368 ratings · 863 reviews · 100 distinct works · Similar authors
Software (Ware, #1)
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,341 ratings — published 1982 — 10 editions
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Wetware (Ware, #2)
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,147 ratings — published 1988 — 6 editions
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Freeware (Ware, #3)
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 686 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Postsingular
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 675 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Realware (Ware, #4)
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 465 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 446 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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The Ware Tetralogy (Ware, #...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 443 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Infinity and the Mind: The ...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 380 ratings — published 1981 — 13 editions
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 386 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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Mathematicians in Love
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 314 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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“For me, the best thing about Cyberpunk is that it taught me how to enjoy shopping malls, which used to terrify me. Now I just imagine the whole thing is two miles below the moon’s surface, and that half the people’s right-brains have been eaten by roboticized steel rats. And suddenly it’s interesting again.”
Rudy Rucker

“The simple process of eating and breathing weave all of us together into a vast four-dimensional array. No matter how isolated you may sometimes feel, no matter how lonely, you are never really cut off from the whole.”
Rudy Rucker

“Even if we become glowing clouds of ectoplasm, there's going to be something we're competing for - and most of us will feel as though we're getting screwed.”
Rudy Rucker, Year Million: Science at the Far Edge of Knowledge

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