The term "Robot" is first used by Karel Capek to describe automata in the play Rossum's Universal Robots.
Three Laws of Robotics Are Created
Isaac Asimov creates the "Three Laws of Robotics" in a short story he wrote titled "Runaround".
1984 is Published
George Orwell's futuristic novel about the Big Brother type government system is published.
Release of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep is a novel released in the late 60's that later became adapted by Ridley Scott into a movie in the 80's, becoming one of the most powerful and influential Cybunk movies of all time.
Cyberpunk Time Magazine Cover
This Time Magazine cover in 1993 brought the world of Cyberpunk into the oridinary citizen's lives and introduced them to a range of terms, issues and ideas the had never faced before, ultimately bringing Cyberpunk into the mainstream.