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About Richard Nedbal


Richard was raised in the mid-west and was fully invested in electronics by the age of seven after receiving his amateur radio license. He went to the University of Illinois and later joined the USAF during the Vietnam war, where he taught electronics in the crypto field. After the USAF, Richard joined the Carnegie Mellon Institute and learned how to design integrated circuits used in microprocessor-based automotive fuel injection systems. Then Richard and his family moved to Silicon Valley, where he became the microprocessor engineering manager for a semiconductor company. He founded two software companies just as the Internet was about to take off. Although Richard has published numerous technical articles and has written several books.


ENCODED is his debut novel in his planned Richard Braddock series. He lives in Northern California.

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