#2055 Overall Influence

Rudy Rucker

American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author and philosopher


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From Wikipedia

Rudolf von Bitter Rucker is an American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, and one of the founders of the cyberpunk literary movement. The author of both fiction and non-fiction, he is best known for the novels in the Ware Tetralogy, the first two of which both won Philip K. Dick Awards. Until its closure in 2014 he edited the science fiction webzine Flurb.

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San Jose State University

Public university located in San Jose, California, United States

Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

State University of New York at Geneseo

American university

Rutgers University

Multi-campus American public research university in New Jersey, United States

Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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#447 World Rank
Computer Science
#652 World Rank
#2025 World Rank