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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If you're looking for cyber-punk Goth clothing or the latest in Lycra nightclub attire, then you'll find a shop that sells it in Hockley.
Realising home dance music needs more than repetitive beats, they embrace strong vocals to add weight and character as the music jumps from deep Soulful House beats to cyber-punk, as well as the more obvious Chase The Sun- inspired ambient track.
This is the city-state the cyber-punk writer William Gibson once described as "Disneyland with the death penalty": While free trade is largely embraced, chaos is verboten.
It comes in a multitude of shades to suit different styles - from bubblegum pink for the girly look, fuchsia pink for a cyber-punk feel, baby pink for the Emma Bunton look and rose pink for the classic touch.
The shock-haired, fishnet faced, cyber-punk caricatures sparked a mini-riot back in 1986 and singer Martin Degville needed stitches after being floored by a glass.
Against a context that was witnessing the explosion of cyber-punk, splatter, and pulp fictions, Celati's focus on an old man emerges as a reminder of the limits of our body and, ultimately, of our shared destiny in mortality.