William Gibson

William Gibson

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qWilliam Gibson, founding father of cyberpunk, is one of today's most popular science fiction writers. This companion provides literary and cultural context from Gibson's first short story, 'Fragments of a Hologram Rose' (1977), to his seminal cyberpunk classic Neuromancer (1984), to his best-selling novel Zero History (2010), and commentary on Gibson's subjects, themes, and approachesq--Provided by publisher.... Time Magazine names PC the a€œMachine of the Yeara€ 1983: Home computers employ Graphic User Interface (GUI); PC clones; Microsoft ... Prozac 1988: Digital cellular phones 1989: Mona Lisa Overdrive; Dial-up Internet; High-Definition television; SimCity released by ... a Cardboard Citya€; Instant messaging; Mars Pathfinder lands; Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle 1998: a€œKill Switcha€ (episode of The X-Files);anbsp;...

Title:William Gibson
Author:Tom Henthorne
Publisher:McFarland - 2011-06-15


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