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Synonyms for cyberpunk

a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism

a writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology

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a genre of fast-paced science fiction involving oppressive futuristic computerized societies

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Altered Carbon" is a show with a rich visually arresting cyberpunk world.
For many enjoying cyberpunk photographs, they aren't just appreciating a photograph but recalling pop culture experiences.
But, If you are new to the genre of cyberpunk, Netflix's Altered Carbon is the place to begin your journey.
As the age of the cyberpunk dawns upon society, Unthinkable Complexity celebrates the future of humanity through an experiential event that will engage participants with music, virtual reality technology, art, performance and more.
Right off, it is important to note that Carlen Lavigne's Cyberpunk Women, Feminism and Science Fiction: A Critical Study is best viewed as a primer or an introductory text for the uninitiated on women's cyberpunk and the existing academic criticism that addresses the subgenre.
Sent to kill the daughter of a prominent evangelist, Spademan gets embroiled in a cyberpunk plot that variously recalls Chinatown and Paradise Lost.
Ecko Rising provides a satisfying blend of science fiction and fantasy, uses elements of cyberpunk and horror, and provides a powerful first story presenting an anti-hero involved in his own fantasy world.
REMEMBER Me is a beautiful - but flawed - cyberpunk thriller set in a Paris of the future, where memories are manipulated like CCTV footage.
au, the search engine was named after the villain in the cyberpunk role-playing games System Shock and System Shock 2.
The latest from the founding father of cyberpunk, known in the biz as Chairman Bruce, invokes Brazilian voodoo, Italian fascism, Seattle royalty, time travel, and technology conferences as the backdrop for the confused and confusing courtship of two dashing and astonishingly self-absorbed romantic leads.
Originally published as a serial webcomic, Artifice is a full-color graphic novel that tells a cyberpunk same-sex love story.
AFTER last week's release of Mass Effect 3 concluded one of the greatest stories in gaming, we look at other titles that put plot before pixels: * Deus Ex - "Civilisation is on the verge of collapse, the world economy is in chaos and terrorism runs rampant," screamed the oddly prophetic box blurb for Ion Storm's 2000 cyberpunk shooter.
The cyberpunk setting is graphically immersive, giving you a sense of the harsh, clinical world in which you exist, but the plot is weak and leaves you to do much of the leg work of getting to know the setting by reading entries in a log.
Some of the same issues have carried over into New Boundaries, including essays devoted to the Star Trek megatext, cyberpunk, feminist science fiction, Latin American science fiction, and of course utopia and dystopia.
The petulant "children" of science fiction are the punks: Steampunk to cyberpunk to biopunk, these punks dominate the genre with their gate-crashing storylines and extreme characters.