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The biggest geek on planet Earth: Jonathan Vos Post


Jonathan Vos PostSubmitted for your consideration (and found via Reddit), a candidate for the biggest geek on planet Earth: Dr. Jonathan Vos Post. He codes in over 30 computer languages, he holds multiple PhDs, and his personal, hand-built HTML listing of all known sci-fi authors (a list which includes himself) ranks fifth in a Google search for "science fiction." Also, I believe that's a photo of him holding a pair of Hugo Awards to his head, implying that he's won one of the most coveted awards in all of Sci-fi/Fantasy. So the next time you accuse me of being an ubergeek, try and have a little perspective.

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Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger -- amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...

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Kiltie
Kiltie

First off, the Google link didn't get the results you mentioned, Wiki didn't have anything, but a Google search on his name got 564,000 hits in 0.11 seconds. :D :D :D Prime hit got an awful web page, which I found impossible to read without using inverse video. http://www.magicdragon.com/jvp.html But check out some of the entries there, WOW!!! Like JONATHAN'S ADVICE ON TALKING WITH EXTRATERRESTRIALS. http://www.magicdragon.com/EmeraldCity/extraterrestrials/index.html It's incredible, ty for the tips Jay, I'm gonna have a lotta fun browsing that lot. ;-)

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