John Altson

Biography

John retired from IBM in 2010 after more than twenty years of exposure to IBM's cutting-edge technology. His involvement with IBM Research is reflected in many of the concepts put into play within Luke2: Speech recognition and natural language analyses, to name just two.

John has published three children's books: "What Happened to Grandpa? A child views the hereafter through the world's major religions", was published in 2009; "The A to Z of Forgotten Animals" was published in 2010; Veggies, A-Z See 'em, Rhyme 'em, Cook 'em, Eat 'em was published in 2013.

John has a degree in mathematics from Hunter College in New York City and is a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, the Mathematics Honor Society.

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Books

Does Harry Dream of Electric Sheep? An adult social satire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A witty social satire, modeled after Gulliver's Travels and reflecting the U.S. culture in year 2014.
Veggies, A - Z See 'em, Rhyme 'em, Cook 'em, Eat 'em
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities
Want to get your children to eat their vegetables? Check-out this colorful A to Z book for six-to-ten yearolds!
The Id from Eden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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Technology + the power of Satan = Smartphones destroying lives
What Happened to Grandpa? A child views the hereafter through the world's major religions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
How do you explain the death of a loved one to a child? This book is meant to be read by an adult to a child. It explains, in simple terms, where "Grandpa" may have gone from the standpoint of all of the world's major religions.
The A to Z of Forgotten Animals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
This book is a whimsical look at twenty-six of the some of the world’s most obscure and wonderful creatures. Each page is dedicated to one specific creature and contains: - An outrageous title: the animal personified - An image of the animal in a unique setting - A poem specific to the animal - Where the animal may be found

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