Matthew Sobol was a legendary computer game designer. His premature death leaves thousands of bereaved fans around the world. But his death also puts into action a daemon, independent Web-based software, which initiates a chain of events that threaten to break the interconnected world that surrounds us. show more show less
Daniel Suarez is a software consultant to Fortune 500 companies. He originally self-published Daemon when rejected by mainstream publishers and agents. It then exploded onto the blogosphere, which combined with Amazon raves and a feature in Wired magazine turned the book deservedly into a runaway bestseller. He lives in Pasadena, California.