A Brief History of Cyberpunk

  • First PC demo'd

    First PC demo'd
  • 'Are Friends Electric?" released

    'Are Friends Electric?" released
    The release of 'Are Friends Electric?" helped to facilitate a new movement of electronic music. While the connection is indirect, it is often associated with the cyberpunk subculture.
  • Blade Runner released

    Blade Runner released
  • William Gibson publishes 'Burning Chrome'

    William Gibson publishes 'Burning Chrome'
    While the exact date of publishing is not known, it is generally agreed apon that the collection of short stories was first published in July 1982.
  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell
    Ghost in the Shell, a cyberpunk anime, is released as a film and sparks renewed interest in the subculture.