Lies, Inc.

Philip K. Dick

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It was seldom more than five manuscript pages. Which is to say, the same situation as twenty years ago. The 2000s also saw the release of Transformers (2007) and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), both of which resulted in worldwide box office success. Pablo Fernández, Trying to claim Willian Gibson invented it is false. Can I also suggest adding Hot Head by Simon Ings to your (already ridiculously long) cyberpunk reading list.

Funerals of Martyrs (The Genesis Sequence) (Volume 5)

Mackenzie Morris

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Some good examples are I, Robot by Isaac Asimov and Larry Niven’s Ringworld series. Featuring everything from the disturbing imagery and bizarre stories of Japanese Cyberpunk to the visually stunning interpretations of acclaimed Japanese manga and anime series, this list of Japanese science fiction movies encompasses some of the most noteworthy films in the genre, including the 1954 classic “Godzilla.” "Tetsuo: The Iron Man" One of the best Japanese science fiction movies ever made, this movie follows an unnamed man as he begins to literally transform into a horrifying machine.

Second Chance

Dylan S Hearn

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Shirley's short story unfolds with the same dense mise-en-scene as Ridley Scott's Bladerunner, a film cited by many cyberpunk writers as a major influence on their fiction. While they might seem contemporary, these concerns echo those found in Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus and Mary W. How we use the internet, what hackers are capable of and how secure our privacy is. Like his earlier book Do Not Resuscitate, Ponticello’s prose reads like a less-angry Vonnegut. The action adventure game Neuromancer, is based directly on the novel's main theme including Chiba City, some of the characters, hacking of databases and cyberspace decks.

Like a Boss: Windswept Book Two

Adam Rakunas

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Here's a handy guide to this month's best reads in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. William Gibson is an extremely popular and controversial science fiction writer who is known as the father of the modern “Cyber Punk” novel. Jordan doesn't like it or the site it is on, comparing it to being: "like an extermination camp for cows." Jumpstarting Mary Shelley's corpses is the least of our problems; something much along that line happens in intensive-care wards every day.

Nova: Book One of Nova

Margaret Fortune

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That said, there are certain guidelines that will help anyone genuinely interested in determining whether a work of fiction is science-y enough to qualify as science fiction. In 1956, Special Branch informed MI5 that Lessing, whom it described as “of plump build”, had moved into a flat in Warwick Road, London SW5. “Her flat is frequently visited by persons of various nationality,” it reported, “including Americans, Indians, Chinese and Negroes.” The report added: “It is possible that the flat is being used for immoral purposes.” Via The Guardian: The Puppies are taking science fiction's Hugo awards back in time.

Neptune Road: Rocket Angels 1-20

Betsy Streeter

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Or rather, they are no more dystopic than the world that presents itself to us in today’s dreary headlines. Its fandom arose around 2008.[ citation needed ] Possibly the most notable examples of this are the first two BioShock games, and the cartoon Batman: The Animated Series which included Neo-noir elements along with modern elements such as the use of VHS cassettes. I found the answer not so much in punk rock as in Bruce Springsteen, in particular Darkness on the Edge of Town, which was the album Springsteen wrote as a response to punk—a very noir, very American, very literary album.

Dawn of Eden (Blood of Eden)

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If you wish to speak about it on a deeper level—important for writers and critics—I do think that Gibson's books and perhaps a few of books by other '80s authors too, have renewed the language of SF: they have integrated the computer-hacker lingo into it. Natural resources are scarce and the synthetic, the manufactured and the virtual dominate everything from eating habits to sleeping arrangements. She looked Case in the eye and made the softest possible spitting sound, her lips barely moving.

Sigma Eco and the Passion of a Fallen Empire

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If Delany’s observations, for all their overstatement, do succeed in rectifying the elision of feminist SF writers from the supposed influences on cyberpunk—his project is, in fact, to establish an alternative "maternal" filiation for the latter—they nevertheless fail to acknowledge the rather crucial differences between Molly and Jael. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. By the end of the 1930s there were more than 20 science-fiction magazines in Britain and America. How far removed must the technology be from our own to qualify?

All the Visions

Rudy Rucker

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But because the world came along with its real cyberspace, very little of that stuff lasted. Almost all SF books I have read contain either errors or made-up science that contradicts things that are known today; most of the exceptions are books that are so vague that there isn't any substantive scientific content. The NSA listens to every byte crossing the world. It has, to my mind, the effect of science fiction.

The Lost Thorn (Volume 1)

Joshua P. Aguayo

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A famous work in this category, The Lost World by British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was published in 1912. He was an extremely outgoing person, and he introduced himself to me: “I’m a singer in a punk band, but my day job is writing science fiction.” I said, “You know, I write a little science fiction myself.” And he said, “Published anything?” And I said, “Oh, not really. Where Cyberpunk is anti-corporate and anti-government, Post-Cyberpunk is willing to give both parties redeeming features.