History of Cyberpunk

By Chazzle
  • The Three Laws of Robotics

    Isaac Asimov first officially introduced "The Three Laws of Robotics":
    1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
    2. A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
    3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

    Philip K. Dick's novel was published in this year titled "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep." This would later be the premise for the influential "Bladerunner."
  • Bladerunner

    Ridley Scott's film being regarding as an early cyberpunk film.
  • Cyberpunk - Short story by Bruce Bethke

    Bruce Bethke has his short story titled "Cyberpunk" published in this year.
  • Neuromancer

    William Gibson had his novel titled "Neuromancer" published in this year. This novel is often deemed to invent the cyberpunk genre.