Ramez Naam

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Ramez Naam is a professional technologist and science fiction writer. He is best known as the author of the Nexus Trilogy.

Early life[edit]

Born in Cairo, Egypt, his family moved to the United States when Naam was three years old. [1][unreliable source?][user-generated source]

Career[edit]

Naam was involved in the development of software products such as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook. His last role at Microsoft was as a Partner Group Program Manager in Search Relevance for Live Search.[citation needed]

Naam currently holds a seat on the advisory board of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, is a member of the World Future Society, a Senior Associate of the Foresight Institute, and a fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.[2][non-primary source needed][3][unreliable source?]

Bibliography[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

  • More than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement. Broadway Books, 2005
  • The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet. University Press of New England, 2013

Fiction[edit]

The Nexus Trilogy[edit]

  1. Nexus (December 2012)
  2. Crux (August 2013)
  3. Apex (May 2015)

Awards[edit]

2014 Nexus won the Prometheus Award, and he was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.[4]

2015 Apex won the Philip K. Dick Award.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ramez Naam at Goodreads
  2. ^ "IEET Fellows". Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies. Retrieved September 13, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ramez Naam Biography". BookBrowse. Retrieved September 13, 2016. 
  4. ^ "2014 Hugo Awards" at LonCon 3 site
  5. ^ Liptak, Andrew. "Ramez Naam's Apex Is The Winner Of The Philip K. Dick Award". io9.gizmodo.com. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 

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