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Driven and Reviewed: The BIRD

It’s one of those scenarios that brings to mind William Gibson’s maxim about the future being unevenly distributed. About 90 days ago, approximately 1,000 Chinese-made electric scooters appeared more or less overnight around Santa Monica and Venice in California. Show More Summary

Why Artists And Criminals Have A Leg Up On Predicting The Future

"I decided to take a page out of William Gibson's playbook and go and find some artists and criminals and see what they were doing with new technologies. As I see it, artists and criminals have something in common: Neither is constrained by social conventions. In a later interview Gibson said, "Criminals are in effect […]

Nick Harkaway tells strange, challenging tales — and has devoted fans

Blame William Gibson. When Gibson came to visit his protégé Nick Harkaway at his home in London, the originator of cyberpunk’s well-meant advice almost derailed the genre-bender’s most recent book. The two were enjoying a perfectly lovely afternoon — drinking tea, eating cakes, and strolling around...


2 months agoNews : Reason

William Gibson's graphic novel Archangel, originally developed as a screenplay, begins in an alternate present in which America won World War II a little too well. In addition to dropping atomic bombs on Japan, the U.S. also nuked Russia, taking out Stalin and paving a way for a world under uncontested American rule. Show More Summary

Energous: Now It’s All About Execution, Says Roth

Energous now just has to turn out product, after having gotten FCC approval, writes William Gibson of Roth Capital, regarding the little wireless power startup whose shares have soared following disclosure it received FCC approval for its transceiver technology.

Ask Jack: Get The Truck Outta Here?

“You are too much the artiste, Herr Case.” Ratz grunted; the sound served him as laughter. He scratched his overhang of white-shirted belly with the pink claw. “You are the artiste of the slightly funny deal.” — William Gibson, Neuromancer...Show More Summary

Behold the official policy for destroying the head of Chuck E Cheese

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Britain and America are, as William Gibson has written, a subtle mirror-world reflection of one another. There is a complex language of similarity between these half-separated, half-remerged cultures, and it provides a shared appreciation of difference for all to enjoy. Show More Summary

Artist makes fantastic digital paintings using Excel

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Tatsuo Horiuchi, 77, creates lovely landscape paintings using the color graphing features of Excel. As William Gibson said, "The street finds its own uses for things."

By the Book: Walter Isaacson: By the Book

The author of “Einstein,” “Steve Jobs,” and, most recently, “Leonardo da Vinci,” has a weakness for cyberpunk dating to the 1980s: William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Neal Stephenson.

Mona Lisa Overdrive, my favorite William Gibson novel, on sale for $1.99 in Kindle edition

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

I gave away or lost my paperback copy of Gibson's superlative 1988 novel, Mona Lisa Overdrive. The Kindle edition is on sale today for just $1.99, so I bought it and am looking forward to re-reading it. If you haven't yet read it, I'm envious of the treat in store for you.

Forget it, Kinbote, it’s Chinatown: A Blade Runner 2049 reference guide

Didn’t get the reference? The A.V. Club is here to help, picking apart the network of literary references and allusions that make up the ambitious alternate-future reality of Blade Runner 2049. The cyberpunk novelist William Gibson once praised the original Blade Runner’s intoxicating mix of quotations and designs as… Read more...

The Neuromancer Movie Is Back On, This Time From Deadpool Director Tim Miller

For years, fans of William Gibson's iconic science fiction novel Neuromancer have patiently waited as multiple attempts at making a film adaptation have come and gone. Well, now there's another one, and it has the director of Deadpool attached. More »      

Deadpool’s Miller, Kinberg to Collaborate on Neuromancer Film

Tim Miller and X-Men producer Simon Kinberg will team up to bring William Gibson's cyberpunk novel Neuromancer to the silver screen. The post Deadpool’s Miller, Kinberg to Collaborate on Neuromancer Film appeared first on CBR.

Deadpool Director Tim Miller to Take on William Gibson’s Neuromancer

7 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

The 1984 classic cyberpunk novel has won multiple awards The post Deadpool Director Tim Miller to Take on William Gibson’s Neuromancer appeared first on

‘Neuromancer’ Movie to Be Directed by ‘Deadpool’ Helmer Tim Miller

7 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Author William Gibson‘s 1984 science fiction novel Neuromancer predicted many elements of our modern technology-fueled society, coining the term “cyberspace” and pioneering ideas about artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, virtual reality, and more well before those concepts were as ubiquitous as they are today. Show More Summary

Deadpool director Tim Miller to tackle William Gibson's cyberpunk novel NEUROMANCER!

Simon Kingberg will produce this adaptation of Gibson's prophetic 1984 novel. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Deadline is reporting that William Gibson's Neuromancer is finally on track to the big screen after...Show More Summary

‘Deadpool’s Tim Miller To Helm ‘Neuromancer’; Fox Lands William Gibson Cyberpunk Tale

EXCLUSIVE: Back when Deadline revealed that Deadpool helmer Tim Miller had dropped out of the sequel of his hit movie over creative differences, Fox insiders said the studio would work hard to make sure that it found a major project for Miller and his VFX studio Blur to build from the ground up. Show More Summary

Archangel Successfully Brings William Gibson’s Cyberpunk to Comics

IDW's Archangel finale, illustrated by Wagner Reis and Tom Palmer, proves why William Gibson's voice is needed now more than ever. The post Archangel Successfully Brings William Gibson’s Cyberpunk to Comics appeared first on CBR.

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