Matt Browne, M.S.Matt Browne, M.S. is a senior team leader in the information technology division of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. His areas of expertise include enterprise content management, web technologies, knowledge management, intranet search engines and collaboration software. He earned his M.S. degree in Computer Science and Computational Linguistics from the University of Kansas and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He started his information technology career at Siemens in Munich as a software engineer and project manager developing natural language processing tools with a strong focus on machine translation systems.
Matt is also a part-time writer and has recently published his first science fiction novel called The Future Happens Twice which is based on the concept of embryo space colonization. Key elements in the first book of his planned trilogy are the detection of Earth-like extrasolar planets, the advancement of embryo-splitting technology, artificial wombs and the cryopreservation of human embryos as well as the construction of sophisticated androids for an interstellar space mission as human survival is threatened by an impending extinction-level event. The novel will be followed by two sequels called Human Destiny and The Andromeda Encounter.
Matt’s other scientific interests include astrobiology, particle physics, supervolcanoes, renewable energies, nanotechnology, virtual reality environments, mind uploading, and brain-computer interfaces. In his leisure time Matt enjoys traveling, photography, music and reading.
Listen to him on The Future And You.