As a lifelong fan of William Gibson, I always find myself cringing a little when I read interviews with him conducted by someone who either believes that they need to start with a Gibson For Dummies primer piece or are surprised that he wrote most than just That One Book.
He’s so much more than ‘The Man Who Coined The Term Cyberspace’ or ‘The Godfather of Cyberpunk’. He’s a beat poet. A lyrical, cynical wordsmith whose ability to posit where our technology will take us 10 minutes into the future has mostly been accurate due to the sheer number of readers he has inspired to learn to use computers. Continue reading