William Hertling
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William Hertling

William Hertling is the author of the award-winning Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears, A.I. Apocalypse, The Last Firewall, and The Turing Exception. His near-term science-fiction novels about realistic ways strong AI might emerge have been called "frighteningly plausible", "tremendous", and "must read". Kill Process and Kill Switch comprise his new series about social media, data ownership, privacy, and Internet control.

Wired called his work "chilling and compelling", and his writing has been recommended by Brad Feld, Harper Reed, Glenn Beck, Gene Kim, David Brin, and many more.

He's been influenced by writers such as Cory Doctorow, William Gibson, Charles Stross, and Walter Jon Williams.

William Hertling was born in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up a digital native in the early days of bulletin board systems. His first experiences with net culture occurred when he wired seven phone lines into the back of his Apple //e, creating an online chat system.

He currently resides in Portland, Oregon. Follow him on twitter at @hertling or visit his blog http://www.williamhertling.com.

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