Pictorial Confessions #3: They Caught Me Cheating - The

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Dick's works contain recurring themes of social decay, artificial intelligence, paranoia, and blurred lines between reality and some kind of virtual reality, and the influential cyberpunk movie Blade Runner is based on one of his books. If his plots and characters are shallow and trite, that mattered little, for it is not the tale but the manner of its telling that stands out. Reviewers and critics had no problem identifying cyberpunk themes and techniques in these works.
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B785 (Cyborgs: More Than Machines Book 3)

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The protagnists have to live by their wits, making do as best they can. Still, it came as something of a surprise when The Last Cheap Truth came out. For current information on availability, the best sources are Books in Print and Paperback Books in Print, as well as the various online book dealers. I think too many people associate cyberpunk to closely with Gibson. You might want to stay away from virtual realities. Weird Tales: A Magazine of the Bizarre and Unusual 28, no. 3 (October 1936). http://www.pulpmags.org/PDFs/WT_1936_10.pdf.
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Schismatrix Plus

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See here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk – Massimo Jan 11 '11 at 22:57 @Bill a truly definitive answer, while acknowledging William Gibson as the primary progenitor of the literary movement, wouldn't overlook the important contributions of several other key authors - notably Neal Stephenson and Bruce Stirling in shaping the aesthetic as well. – LessPop_MoreFizz Jan 11 '11 at 23:08 @J. Except it doesn’t in real life, at least not in that sense of space, but then it would probably be a lot less interesting to try to describe a bunch of big electronic rectangles sitting around.
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When Dreams Collide (The Dreamland Chronicles Book 2)

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Its protagonists bounce back and forth across the big ocean, connecting Asia and America with the flight paths of airliners and passenger rockets. The Mars Trilogy (Kim Stanley Robinson, 1992-1996) This tale of the colonization of Mars begins in 2026 and ends two hundred years later, with the terraforming of Mars largely completed and humanity making its first steps into interstellar space. Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange (1962) depicted the dehumanized environment of contemporary capitalism, while John Brunner’s Stand on Zanzibar (1968), focussed on an overcrowded, polluted world and may be termed proto-cyberpunk.
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Tokyo Yakuza #9: Two Princes

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Damien Broderick’s The Judas Mandala (1982): First SF to use the terms “virtual reality” and “virtual matrix.” Protagonist as conspirator/outlaw? The vertical is what makes Farewell Horizontal sparkle. I wish I could acknowledge the one who wrote Hard SF is a form of alternate universe fiction, set in a world where the world-view of American engineers in the late twentieth century is a precise reflection of The Way Things Are. SERIALIZED BY HILOBOOKS: Jack London’s The Scarlet Plague
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Under a Brass Moon: A Sci-Fi Steampunk Anthology

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Gibson fans derided the screenplay as deviating substantially from his original work, even though Gibson wrote the final screenplay himself. It will also be interesting, he feels, to see whether what they come out with is different from the alternatives such as Sony's Futurescapes and even commercial trend forecasting. His YASF novel set in the day after tomorrow, Little Brother Interesting, because Virtual Light is a fine and at times brilliant book that owes very little to science fiction, even though it has some elements in common.
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Over the Adrenaline Edge Volume 105: Short Stories

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In Neuromancer, the war starts, they lose a few cities, then it stops when multinational corporations essentially take the United States apart so that can never happen again. Going back a few decades, here are some surreal fiction masterpieces that had immense influence on development of cyberpunk movement later in the years, seminal works of science fiction, perhaps even "must-reads": As with all truly great science fiction novels, The Einstein Intersection is less about science and more about fiction – in this case, fiction told by one of the greats not just of science fiction but modern literature as well.
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Human Intervention (The Intervention Series) (Volume 1)

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New Contexts and Zurn Makes A Move, Scene 14 (A & B), includes music by Kevin MacLeod. For example, we obviously lean towards colorful "sense-of-wonder" prose. In this episode we talk to Jim Munroe, science fiction author, film director and games designer. Eunice's ashes have already have been scattered in sight of Kilimanjaro. It is personal and tangible, part of people's bodies and minds. They’re planning to edit about twenty more anthologies covering that time.
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Chasing Filthy Lucre

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Whatever their politics, authors writing from 1904-33 found in science fiction a fitting vehicle to express their faith, or at least their hope, that another world is possible. Le modèle de terminologie "~punk" peut être utilisé pour nommer des spécialités du cyberpunk ou de ses sous-genres qui ne sont pas véritablement identifiées comme séparées, soit par le manque de différences, soit par le manque d'utilisation de pareils termes.
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Tales of Feyland and Faerie: Eight Magical Stories

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These systems are enhanced by certain technologies (today advancing at a rate that is bewildering to most people), particularly "information technology" (computers, the mass media), making the system better at keeping those within it inside it. Mark graduated from Russelville High School in 1979 and first attended Arkansas Tech, then the University of Arkansas where he earned his bachelor's with a double major in Music and English.
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