The History of Cyberpunk

  • Cybernetics

    The word "cybernetics" was coined by Norbert Wiener
  • "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" published

    A science fiction novel written by Philip K. Dick, The book's plot served as the primary basis for the 1982 film Blade Runner.
  • Punk begins

    The Ramones released their first album which saw the start of punk.
  • Blade Runner released

    The film "Blade Runner" is cyberpunk film directed by Ridley Scott. It gave cyberpunk science fiction its visual representation, and has so become "the definitive cyberpunk movie".
  • First use of 'Cyberpunk'

    The name was originally coined by Bruce Bethke as the title of his short story "Cyberpunk" which was published in 1983.