George Dyson

GEORGE DYSON, a historian among futurists, is the author Baidarka; Project Orion; and Darwin Among the Machines.

Further reading on Edge:

Who Is The Greatest Biologist Since Darwin? [3.11.11]
Theory Of Games And Economic Misbehavior
Engineers' Dreams [7.14.08]
The Universal Library
A Cathedral for Turing
The Godel-to-Google Net
"Goldsmith vs. Zimmerman"
"CODE - George Dyson & John Brockman: A Dialogue"
"Darwin Among the Machines; or, The Origins of Artificial Life"