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For nearly 10 years, William Van Winkle has interviewed some of the most brilliant and influential innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, and luminaries behind today's technologies. In the “Architects of Tomorrow” series, the best of these interviews, all originally published in CPU magazine, are gathered into one place. Each interview contains previously unpublished and expanded content plus loads of 2011 follow-up discussion, making each chapter relevant and fascinating.

Interviewees in Volume 1:

Ray Kurzweil, Inventor and Futurist
Barbara Mikkelson, Co-Founder of
Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel, World Champion Gamer
Mark Coker, Founder and CEO of Smashwords
Esther Dyson, “First Lady of the Internet”
Jerome Rota, Creator of DivX
Louis Burns, Vice President of Intel’s Desktop Platform Group
Richard Bartle, Principal Creator Of MUD
Jeremy Irish, President of Groundspeak
Max Levchin, Co-Founder of PayPal
Amit Yoran, First National Cyber Security Division Director
Fred Weber, CTO of AMD
Brian “BT” Transeau, Electronic Music Pioneer
Gabe Newell, Co-Founder of Valve Corporation
Bob Young, Co-Founder of Red Hat
Greg Nielson, Lead Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories
Aldo Bussien & Todd Yuzuriha, Logitech Architects
Ted Nelson, Creator of Hypertext and Project Xanadu
Senh Duong, Founder of Rotten Tomatoes
Seamus Blackley, Father of the Xbox
Michael Robertson, Founder of and
Wenchi Chen, CEO of VIA Technologies
Woody Norris, Inventor
Thad Starner, Director of Georgia Tech’s Contextual Computing Group
Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia

This collection is for anyone with an interest in modern technology -- where it comes from, how it gets created, and the many ways it dominates our lives.

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ISBN: 9781458144577
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