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Tom Mandel was an American futurist. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He dropped out of college twice and served in the United States Marine Corps in the Vietnam War for nine months in 1969. In 1972, he was the first graduate of the "Futures program" at the University of Hawaii. He then did some graduate work in cybernetics at San Jose State University and was hired as a futurist by SRI International in Menlo Park, California, in 1975.

Tom Mandel is an American poet whose work is often associated with the Language poets. He was born in Chicago and has lived in New York City, Paris and San Francisco. He now lives in Lewes, Delaware with his wife the poet and psychotherapist Beth Joselow.

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