CyberPunk History

Timeline created by dnelson-nct
  • The term 'Punk' is used

    The term 'Punk' is used
    The first time the term 'Punk' is used to describe or signify a criminal.
  • Period: to

    The Wave of CyberPunk

  • 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' published

    'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' published
    The famous book 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' is published by Philip K. Dick, set in the post-apocalyptic future.
  • CyberPunk is Born!!

    CyberPunk is Born!!
    The short story "Cyberpunk" by Bruce Bethke published in Amazing Science Fiction Stories; this is, allegedly, the first use of the term 'cyberpunk' anywhere.
  • Cyberspace coined

    Cyberspace coined
    Neuromancer published by William Gibson, later becomes the most definitive cyberpunk book in history. It is when the term "cyberspace" was coined.
  • Time Magazine on Cyerpunk

    Time Magazine on Cyerpunk
    Time Magazine "Cyberpunk" cover story; real cyberpunks outraged