WK 4 - A History of Cyberpunk (New Comm Tech)

By bjlocco
  • The First Use Of The Term Punk

    In 1928, the word punk began getting associated with the image of 'criminal'. This was the beginning of the term punk and its association with society. http://project.cyberpunk.ru/idb/timeline.html
  • Prototype Era of Cyberpunk Film

    Words such as computer, robot, cyborg are created; Computers like The Difference Engine and ENIAC are built. Isaac Asimov creates the Three Laws of Robotics; Alexander Graham Bell invents the Telephone; AT&T rises to become a monopoly; 70s Punk inspired the entire 80's era ; Kraftwerk formed and changed music.

  • Bladerunner Was Released!!

    The movie Bladerunner was released. This is the first movie ever created to be classed in the 'Cyberpunk' genre!!
  • William Gibson Published Sprawl Trilogy

    WIlliam Gibson publishes the first book of his 'Sprawl Trilogy' which is a book based on the genre of 'cyberpunk.'
  • TIME Magazine!! William Gibson

    Many believe William Gibson is the 'creater' as such of the genre of 'Cyberpunk' and in 2001 he wrote an artyicle for TIME magazine in which he describes modern Japan, namely Shibuya, Tokyo as a contemporary setting for all that encapsulates cyberpunk. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,91