Cyberpunk Timeline

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  • introoduction of the word 'Punk'

    introoduction of the word 'Punk'
    DefinitionPunk: Definition of PUNK 1
    archaic : prostitute
    [probably partly from 3punk] : nonsense, foolishness
    a : a young inexperienced person : beginner, novice; especially : a young man
    b : a usually petty gangster, hoodlum, or ruffian
    c slang : a young man used as a homosexual partner especially in a prison
    a : punk rock
    b : a punk rock musician
    c : one who affects punk styles CYBERPUNK
  • Development of cybernetics

    Development of cybernetics
    what is cyberneticsCYBERNETICS Cybernetics as a concept in society has been around at least since Plato used it to refer to government. In modern times, the term became widespread because Norbert Wiener wrote a book called "Cybernetics" in 1948. His sub-title was "control and communication in the animal and machine". This was important because it connects control.
  • The Naked Lunch was published

    The Naked Lunch was published
  • 'The Girl Who was Plugged In'

    'The Girl Who was Plugged In'
    "The Girl Who Was Plugged In" published in New Dimensions 3
    Gravity's Rainbow published.
  • Bruce Bethke Introduced 'Cyberpunk'

    Bruce Bethke Introduced 'Cyberpunk'
    'The word 'cyberpunk' first appeared as the title of a short story "Cyberpunk" by Bruce Bethke, published in "AMAZING" science fiction stories magazine volume 57, number 4, in November 1983. The word was coined in the early spring of 1980, and applied to the "bizarre, hard-edged, high-tech" SF emerging in the eighties. The story itself is about a bunch of teenage hackers/crackers.' (The Cyberpunk Project, 2004) CYBERPUNK
  • 2012 International Conference

    2012 International Conference