Kim, Scott

Portrait
Born: 1955 AD
Currently alive, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Computer Programmer


1955 - Kim was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Rolling Hills Estates.

1981, he created a book called Inversions, words that can be read in more than one way. His first puzzles appeared in Scientific American in Martin Gardner's "Games" column.

         - He is considered to be one of the two world masters of the art of ambigrams, along with John Langdon, the artist who created ambigrams for the CD and bestselling book Angels & Demons by Dan Brown. Isaac Asimov called Kim "the Escher of the alphabet".

1990 - He started writing an occasional "Boggler" column for Discover magazine.

1999 - Became an exclusive columnist, and created hundreds of other puzzles for magazines such as Scientific American and Games, as well as thousands of puzzles for computer games.





 


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