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Matthew Mather

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in Sheffield, UK




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Matthew is the million-copy bestselling author of CyberStorm and Darknet, and the hit series Nomad and Atopia Chronicles. He started out his career working at the McGill Center for Intelligent Machines, going on to become one of the world's leading members of the cybersecurity community. In between he's worked in a variety of start-ups,everything from computational nanotechnology to electronic health records to weather prediction systems. He spends his time between Montreal and Charlotte, NC.

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Matthew Mather voted for CyberStorm as Best Science Fiction in the Semifinal Round of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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First off, it's a very well-written disaster story so if you love catastrophe flicks and novels, you'll absolutely love Cyberstorm. But that's not what's importan..." Read more of this review »
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“The separation between the cyber and the physical worlds was disappearing. Cyberbullying was just bullying, and cyberwar was just war - the true age of cyber began when we started removing it as a descriptor.”
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“Used to be we had Bob Hope and Johnny Cash,” sympathized Chuck. “Now we have no hope and no cash.”
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“Technology couldn't revert, but humans could, and they did with startling ease and rapidity when the trappings of the modern world melted away. The tribal animal was always there, hiding just beneath our thin skins of lattes and cell phones and cable TV.”
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message 4: by Dale (last edited Jul 20, 2014 11:02AM)

Dale Thele Matthew, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading CyberStorm.
Wishing you the very best!

message 3: by Fran

Fran Friel Loving your work, Matthew. I've become so picky about what I read these days, but I joyfully hammered through several of your books. You inspired me AND made me jealous--a wonderfully motivating combination. Thanks for the good reading!


message 2: by Joe

Joe O'Bannon Can't wait to see the movie. Hope they don't do the Hollywood re-write!!!

message 1: by Chris

Chris Hogsten Congrats on the movie deal! :D

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