William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.
Deputy Director for the Division of Information and Intelli-
gent Systems at the National Science Foundation, where pro-
grams supervised include Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
Former director of several programs in that same foundation.
Author of numerous books and articles on Technology, Soci-
ology and religious studies. 1990-1992 Professor and Depart-
ment Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology,
Towson University (tenured). Ph.D. in Sociology (Harvard
Senior Programmer/Analyst for a Canadian bank. He lives
in Toronto, Canada and has served as Treasurer of Toronto
MENSA and as President of the Toronto ACM APL (math-
ematical computer-language) Special Interest Group. Direc-
tor of the Cryonics Society of Canada and CryoCare Officer.
Ben is an essayist who has written on a wide variety of sub-