cyberpunk

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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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Cyberpunk e um subgenero da FC que surgiu na decada de 80 e que apresenta um mundo globalizado e dominado pela desigualdade socio-economica e, fundamentalmente, tecnologica.
O cyberpunk e um genero literario desenvolvido no interior de outro genero, a FC.
Anthologizing work by and about cyberpunk writers and visual artists who respond "to the technological milieu that is producing post-Modern culture at large," Storming the Reality Studio defines post-Modernity as a progressive fusion between identity and technology.
These preliminary remarks ought, hopefully, to reinforce the common observation that the debates which open up between the proponents of the various utopias, realism, science fiction and cyberpunk are not so much about our visions of the future--indeed, as Jameson has reminded us on many occasions, utopias underline our very inability to imagine this future--as they are quarrels about strategy for the present.
This outline is necessary, though, to indicate how, in some moods at least, Jameson now sees realism as an exhausted and socially spent form supplanted by cyberpunk and science fiction.
The cyberpunks had two fanzines--Cheap Truth and SF Eye.
I think it's an improvement over being condemned in Parliament: to be a cyberpunk testifying in Congress.
Hackers, crackers, phreaks, and cyberpunks seek to be recognized for their desire to learn, as well as for their knowledge in technologies that are guiding the world into the future.
IT is important first of all to define the terms such as hacker, cracker, phreak, script kidddies, and cyberpunk because they are often used interchangeably.
GM: Actually, I feel that Evil Eyes was more directly influenced by Tiptree than by Gibson or other cyberpunks.
GM: I have to admit that I was often regarded as one of the first Japanese cyberpunk writers.
is always on the cutting edge, and so are cyberPUNKs, we have chosen the symbol of "PUNK" to reflect our mission.
While we settlers are still secure on our covered couches, content watching television or America Online, the cybercowboys, cyberpunks, netheads and byte drovers are restlessly staring at a different screen.
Gibson -- who foretold Cyberspace and Cyberpunks in his 1980 short story, Johnny Mnemonic -- will discuss his famous character and his prescient vision of an information-obsessed society.
fiction and cyberpunk, but rather to suggest that these forms can fulfil