Daniel H. Wilson earned a Ph.D. from the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, where he has also received Masters Degrees in robotics and data mining. He has worked in top research laboratories, including Microsoft Research, the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), and Intel Research Seattle. Daniel currently lives in a fully wired smart house. He is the author of How to Survive a Robot Uprising and Where's My Jetpack? as well as a contributing editor to Popular Mechanics magazine.