Rudy Rucker





Rudy Rucker

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in Louisville, Kentucky, The United States
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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I’m nowhere near finished reading Max Tegmark’s fantastic new book, Our Mathematical Universe, and my thoughts are still evolving. The stuff I’ve been discussing is in Chapters 5 & 6. of Tegmark’s book. Today’s post follows up on my post “Against Recurrence”: #1.” And I’m prompted to say more by the good comments on that […]
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Average rating: 3.82 · 19,006 ratings · 1,023 reviews · 109 distinct works · Similar authors
Software (Ware, #1)
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 2,686 ratings — published 1982 — 10 editions
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Wetware (Ware, #2)
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,383 ratings — published 1988 — 6 editions
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Freeware (Ware, #3)
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 788 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Postsingular
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 739 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Realware (Ware, #4)
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 529 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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White Light
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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The Ware Tetralogy (Ware, #...
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 560 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Infinity and the Mind: The ...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 436 ratings — published 1981 — 14 editions
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The Hacker and the Ants
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 434 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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Spaceland: A Novel of the F...
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 326 ratings — published 2002 — 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.”
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“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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