285 AUTHORS William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D. http://mysite.verizon.net/william.bainbridge/ 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 University). Ben Best http://www.benbest.com/ 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- jects.