The New Yorker Magazine features Chris Ferguson
The 30 March 2009 issue of The New Yorker Magazine features a six-page article on Chris Ferguson, Leonard Kleinrock's doctoral student, who graduated in 1999. Chris is now a world-class poker champion who has won more than seven million dollars and is often featured on televised poker events. The article not only discusses Chris's growing-up years, his time at UCLA, and his subsequent career as a professional poker player, it also addresses such things as the legality of Internet gambling. Included in the article are many quotes from Kleinrock regarding Chris's brilliance and creativity as a Ph.D. student. Additionally, the article touches on Kleinrock's role in the birth of the Internet.