American writer and game designer known for his works of speculative the big u neal stephenson pdf. His novels have been categorized as science fiction, historical fiction, cyberpunk, postcyberpunk, and baroque.
Stephenson’s work explores subjects such as mathematics, cryptography, linguistics, philosophy, currency, and the history of science. He also writes non-fiction articles about technology in publications such as Wired. Subutai Corporation, whose first offering is the interactive fiction project The Mongoliad.
He is currently Magic Leap’s Chief Futurist. His mother worked in a biochemistry laboratory, and her father was a biochemistry professor.
Stephenson’s family moved to Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, in 1960 and then in 1966 to Ames, Iowa. He graduated from Ames High School in 1977. Stephenson studied at Boston University, first specializing in physics, then switching to geography after he found that it would allow him to spend more time on the university mainframe. He graduated in 1981 with a B.