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Silicon Valley Comic Con 2018 Schedule :: Andy Weir

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Andy Weir

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Andy Weir is a novelist and software engineer known internationally for his debut novel “The Martian,” which was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015. Weir was born and raised in California, the only child of an accelerator physicist father and an electrical-engineer mother who divorced when he was eight. Weir grew up reading classic science fiction. At the age of 15, he began working as a computer programmer for Sandia National Laboratories. He studied computer science at UC San Diego, although he did not graduate. He worked as a programmer for several software companies, including AOL, Palm, MobileIron and Blizzard, where he worked on “Warcraft 2.”

12:00 pm

Andy Weir, author of The Martian and Artemis, Autographs :: Celebrity & Featured Guest Autograph Row
Andy Weir
Saturday April 7, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

2:00 pm

Cities of Tomorrow :: Room 212ABCD
Mayor Sam Liccardo, Andy Weir, Stonly Baptiste, John Ulmen
Saturday April 7, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

11:00 am

Spotlight on The Martian Author Andy Weir :: Room 211ABCD
Andy Weir
Sunday April 8, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm