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Clifford A. Pickover

15 August 1957 -

Clifford Alan Pickover attended Franklin and Marshall College for his undergraduate degree. In 1982 he received his Ph.D. from Yale University's Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, where he conducted research on X-ray scattering and protein structure. In 1982 he joined IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center as a member of the speech synthesis group. For much of his career, he has published technical articles on scientific visualization, computer art, and recreational mathematics. Pickover is still employed at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, where he is the editor of the IBM Journal of Research and Development. He is also an associate editor for the scientific journal Computers and Graphics. For many years he wrote the Brain-Boggler column for Discover magazine, and he currently writes the Brain-Strain column for Odyssey magazine. He has written several science fiction novels as well, including his Neoreality series.

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  • Cover of: Wonders of Numbers: Adventures in Math, Mind, and Meaning

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  • Cover of: Computers, pattern, chaos, and beauty: graphics from an unseen world

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  • Cover of: The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics

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  • Cover of: Visions of the Future: Art, Technology and Computing in the Twenty-First Century

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  • Cover of: Computers and the imagination: visual adventures beyond the edge

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  • Cover of: A Passion for Mathematics
    First published in 2005 5 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition passionformathem00pick_478

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  • Cover of: Artificial Intelligence : an Illustrated History: From Medieval Robots to Neural Networks

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  • Cover of: Surfing through hyperspace: understanding higher universes in six easy lessons

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  • Cover of: The Mathematics of Oz: Mental Gymnastics from Beyond the Edge

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  • Cover of: Mazes for the mind: computers and the unexpected

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  • Cover of: Wei ji fen yu bi sa bing
    First published in 2003 4 editions in 2 languages — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: Spider legs
    First published in 1998 4 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition spiderlegs00anth

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  • Cover of: The paradox of God and the science of omniscience

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  • Cover of: The Stars of Heaven
    First published in 2001 4 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition starsheaven00pick_449

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  • Cover of: The physics book: from Olbers' paradox to Schrödinger's cat : from the big bang to quantum resurrection, 250 milestones in the history of physics

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  • Cover of: The loom of God: mathematical tapestries at the edge of time

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  • Cover of: Fractal Horizons: The Future Use of Fractals

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    First published in 1998 3 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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April 7, 2023 Edited by bitnapper merge authors
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