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Imaginative Limits

My brain is in a weird place this morning. I woke up in the middle of a vivid dream and I haven’t quite managed to get my head on straight since; also, it’s a new month. 924 more words

Musings

EMA Brings The Void To Letterman

US late night talk shows are a weird institution, an universally accepted but still odd  format where failed stand-ups interview conduct fluff interviews with any old celebrity  they can get a hold of. 73 more words

News

Am I safe here?

“Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators…” – William Gibson, Neuromancer (1984).

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William Gibson: the man who saw tomorrow by Ed Cumming

30 years old this month, leapt into cyberspace almost before it existed by almost before it existed
Prescience can be tedious for science-fiction writers. Being proven right about a piece of technology or a trend distracts from the main aim of the work: to show us how we live now. 2,357 more words

Author

The Memory Remains?

 

 

Reviewed on Xbox 360

“Remember Me” is a cyberpunk action-adventure about a memory hunter, Nilin. If that excites you, it should not. There exists so much potential within this 2013 title by Dontnod Entertainment, unfortunately almost every attempt at excellence falls painfully short of the mark. 1,435 more words

Review

Cyberspace Was Invented in 1984

And now onto the last book before I am up to date: Neuromancer, by one William Gibson. While On the Swirl of the Tide could have been written at any time in the last forty years, and I was surprised Love in the Time of Cholera was written as late as 1985, Neuromancer is most definitely a book that I can believe was written in the mid-80s. 681 more words

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