December 31, 2019

Evenly distributed

Most science fiction takes place in a world in which the future” has definitively arrived; the locomotive filmed by the Lumière brothers has finally burst through the screen. But in Neuromancer” there was only a continuous arrival—an ongoing, alarming present.”

This article in the New Yorker, How William Gibson Keeps His Science Fiction Real, was widely linked on social media. It’s really good.

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