cyberpunk

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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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There were people in Italian counterculture who were 'cyberpunks' and didn't write or even bother to read much science fiction.
PJ: You are generally considered as one of the founders of the cyberpunk movement.
BS: Cyberpunk is a subgenre and a literary movement which started at the dawn of the personal computer.
A partir das ideias centrais de McLuhan e dos temas abordados pela FC, ou melhor, especificamente pelo movimento cyberpunk, busca-se identificar os pontos de interseccao entre esses dois assuntos.
O cyberpunk e um genero literario desenvolvido no interior de outro genero, a FC.
A importancia da obra de McLuhan na formacao da cultura cyberpunk e indicada por varios autores.
The cyberpunks had two fanzines--Cheap Truth and SF Eye.
IN THE 1980s, Bruce Sterling became a leader of the "cyberpunk" revolution--a literary movement that combined the artistic ambition of science fiction's 1960s New Wave with the hard-core speculation associated with Verne, Wells, Heinlein, and Clarke.
I think it's an improvement over being condemned in Parliament: to be a cyberpunk testifying in Congress.
A transparent effect of a commodity world, the subject loses all sense of agency: "He can no longer produce the limits of his own being, can no longer play nor stage himself can no longer produce himself as mirror." Many critics argue that cyberpunk is the genre that most clearly pronounces the arrival of this postmodern subject.
Cyberpunk thus refuses what Terence Whalen calls a "post-capitalist future"; instead, in cyberpunk, the alienated capital of early capitalism has grown into the alienated information capital of late capitalism, and this free-floating information capital has become, symbolically and cyclically, unalienated nature--nature defined as available raw material.
True to the Marxist base of his argument, Brande denies the importance of reproduction and gender in the economy of cyberpunk; in this he mirrors feminist critiques which subordinate to the point of invisibility issues of capital and circulation which cannot be read as secondary to gender construction.
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.
In the last E3 2019, "Cyberpunk 2077" was featured during the Microsoft show.
If his upcoming 2020 movie "Bill & Ted Face The Music" and "Cyberpunk 2077" itself proves to be successful, Reeves' box office consecutive wins could mean encourage producers, and filmmakers to try out seeing the actor in this cyberpunk dystopia on the big screen.