Zachary Mason

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Zachary Mason
Born 1974 (age 42–43)
United States
Language English
Genre Fiction

Zachary Mason (born 1974) is a computer scientist and novelist.[1] He wrote The Lost Books of the Odyssey (2007; revised edition 2010), a variation on Homer, and Void Star (2017), a science fiction novel about artificial intelligence.

Mason grew up in Silicon Valley, attended Bard College at Simon's Rock, and received a doctorate from Brandeis University, publishing his thesis A computational, corpus-based metaphor extraction system in 2002.[2] He works for a Silicon Valley startup.


  1. ^ Rohter, Larry (February 9, 2010). "A Calculus of Writing, Applied to a Classic". The New York Times. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Mason, Zachary. A computational, corpus-based metaphor extraction system. Brandeis University. 

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