cyberpunk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cyberpunk a genre of fast-paced science fiction involving oppressive futuristic computerized societies
    • n cyberpunk a writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology
    • n cyberpunk a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
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Usage

In literature:

And then there was GURPS Cyberpunk.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
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In news:

The Readers' Writers: Cyberpunk /SciFi author Ernest Hogan.
CBS Films has secured film rights to Square Enix's cyberpunk videogame franchise " Deus Ex," with Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh attached to produce.
CYBERPUNKS and Internet jockeys sometimes call Neal Stephenson's novel "Snow Crash" (Bantam Books, 1992) the "Neuromancer" of the 1990's, a reference to William Gibson's seminal work, which appeared in 1984 and coined the term "cyberspace.
OH HAI – CYBERPUNK HAS A FLAVR.
Cyberpunk art exhibit featuring pieces from Ken P Smooth.
Cyberpunk visionary Richard K Morgan takes on the future.
If you expected a reprise of Cannibal Ox's 2001 cyberpunk masterpiece The Cold Vein, too bad: The duo's Vast Aire is still in his thug phase.
N his new book, the cyberpunk writer Bruce Sterling -- whose earlier novels include "Distraction" and "Holy Fire" -- delivers something of a change-up: a comedy-suspense tale of international intrigue.
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