Category: William Gibson

William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk. Wikipedia

Neuromancer’s Cyberspace: the Right, the Wrong and the Ridiculous

These astonishingly accurate predictions are not only close, they’re near spot-on over a quarter of a century later.


The Origin of Cyberspace

It was third time lucky when William Gibson christened the online environment ‘cyberspace’. Blood red sharpie struck through ‘dataspace’ and ‘infospace’ scrawled above on a yellow legal pad; too bland, not fit for purpose.