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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So yesterday I finished the second draft of Million Mile Road Trip, an SF novel I’ve been working on since April, 2014. Nearly two and a half years. It’s been a long haul. And this year was hard one for me in other ways. I finished the first draft in June, and at that time […]
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Average rating: 3.82 · 22,343 ratings · 1,254 reviews · 115 distinct works · Similar authors
Software (Ware #1)

3.75 avg rating — 3,116 ratings — published 1982 — 13 editions
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Wetware (Ware #2)

3.80 avg rating — 1,706 ratings — published 1988 — 12 editions
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Freeware (Ware #3)

3.75 avg rating — 950 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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Postsingular

3.63 avg rating — 834 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Realware (Ware #4)

3.71 avg rating — 652 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Infinity and the Mind: The ...

3.98 avg rating — 542 ratings — published 1981 — 14 editions
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The Ware Tetralogy (Ware, #...

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White Light

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The Hacker and the Ants

3.62 avg rating — 495 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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Spaceland

3.66 avg rating — 385 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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