- Category : Computer-Programmer
- Type : PE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (36)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX The Clarion 1
American computer programmer, the research director of ACS and winner of the 1976 Cambridge Circle prize for the most original work in the field of harmonics.
He married on 7/12/1970; three daughters in 1971, 1973 and 1979. Six years later, on 9/01/1976, he moved to New York to work with Neil Michelsen. When Michelsen established Astro-Computing Service in San Diego, Shanks joined him, moving to San Diego 7/04/1978.
Shanks compiled and programmed the invaluable reference books, "The American Atlas" 1978 and "The International Atlas," 1985.