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  • n  a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
  • n  a writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology
  • n  a genre of fast-paced science fiction involving oppressive futuristic computerized societies

  • How did Japan become the favored default setting for so many cyberpunk writers?.
  • Punk bands, for their own or their songs names, have purloined PKD phrases; cyberpunk fiction copped his attitude.
  • With their sharp black suits and their surgically implanted silicon chips, the cyberpunk hard guys of '80s science fiction (including the characters in my early novels and short .
News & Articles

  • New CD Projekt Red studio to focus on 'smaller' games
    The Witcher series developer CD Projekt Red is opening a new office in Kraków, Poland, according to a recent job posting at the company's website. Managing director Adam Badowski confirmed with Gamasutra that the new 20-person studio will head up a smaller project while CD Projekt Red's core Warsaw-based team develops The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Cyberpunk 2077 . "This July we are opening an ...
    June 17, 2013 - Joystiq
Quotes

  • Ron Moore in USA Today
    What science fiction should be,says Moore, "is a look at ourselves, an examination of humanity. But where we are with science fiction in television and movies, you've sort of fallen into two categories: There's this quasi-cyberpunk stuff,...
  • Annalee Newitz in Los Angeles Times
    He was certainly temporarily defeated by that generation,said Newitz. "Any form goes through phases, and we're seeing a backlash against cyberpunk. We're sick of implants. We want to go to another galaxy. This new generation is writing...
  • Tahmoh Penikett in Kotaku.com
    I love Gibson's wild imaginationa and what he speculates what the future could be,said Penikett. "He coined the term 'cyberpunk.' He was way ahead of the game. That is one thing I'll be so curious to see in my lifetime is where we're...

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