Dyson is a nonfiction author and historian of technology whose
publications broadly cover the evolution of technology in relation to the
physical environment and the direction of society.
George has written on a wide range of topics including the history of computing, the development of algorithms and intelligence, communication systems, space exploration, and the design of watercraft.
His books include Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, Darwin Among The Machines: The Evolution Of Global Intelligence, Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship, and Baidarka: The Kayak.
Lecturing widely at academic institutions, corporations, and tech conferences, George gives a historical context to the evolution of technology in modern society and provides thought-provoking ideas on the directions in which technology and the internet might develop.
Watch Authors at Google: George Dyson, “Turing’s Cathedral”, George Dyson: The birth of the computer, and George Dyson: The story of Project Orion. Read Q&A: Hacker Historian George Dyson Sits Down With Wired’s Kevin Kelly and “An Artificially Created Universe”: The Electronic Computer Project at IAS. Read his Wikipedia profile.