Cyberpunk by cuber d6ydb09


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  • "Cyberpunk" by Bruce Bethke

    "Cyberpunk" by Bruce Bethke
    "Cyberpunk" was a short story that was written by Bruce Bethke in 1980 and released in the November 1983 issue of "Amazing Science Fiction Stories." This is believed to be the major influence as this is the first recording of the word ever being used.
  • "Blade Runner" directed by Ridley Scott

    "Blade Runner" directed by Ridley Scott
    "Blade Runner" directed by Ridley Scott was released in the 25th of June of 1982. This movie was one of the first film works that categorised itself within the "Cyberpunk" genre, as it did fit the post-apocalyptic setting and futuristic tone. It was based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K Dick (1968).
  • "Neuromancer" by William Gibson

    "Neuromancer" by William Gibson
    After Bethke's story, the book "Neuromancer" by William Gibson in 1984 initiated the trend of the word being used more regularly. It could be described as it heavily influencing the term "Cyberpunk" being considered as a genre, and contrubuting it to it's development and interpretion. This book is also considered to be one of the first literary works that introduces this term.
  • "Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology" by Bruce Sterling

    "Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology" by Bruce Sterling
    [date and month unknown] "Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology" edited by Bruce Sterling was a collection of short stories that were classified under the "Cyberpunk" genre. This could be considered a defining moment as the genre is now in general use and is being contrubuted to. Bruce Sterling. amonngst other authors, is one of the first to contrubute to this genre.
  • "Matrix" directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski

    "Matrix" directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski
    This film also can be categorised under the "Cyberpunk" genre. Along with Blade Runner, it is heavily popular and one of the defining films under this specific genre. It includes a post apocalyptic setting in the future where technology is heavily relied on. Although all works in the 80's are considered to be precursors for the genre, this moviedid create a more visually engaging portrayal of cyberpunk, considering it was made more than a decade after the genre was introduced.