Quotes by William Gibson

"The future is there... looking back at us. Trying to make sense of the fiction we will have become."

"The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.

The Economist, December 4, 2003"

"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel."

"When you want to know how things really work, study them when they're coming apart."

"Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts... A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding..."

Books by William Gibson

  • Labyrinths
  • 28,335 ratings
  • May 17th 2007 by New Directions

    (first published 1962)

William Gibson
  • William Gibson

  • Date of birth: March 17, 1948
  • Born: in Conway, South Carolina, The United States.

  • Description: Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. See this thread for more information.William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian writer who has been called the father of the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction, having coined the term cyberspace in 1982 and popularized it in his first novel, Neuromancer(1984), which has sold more than 6.5 million copies worldwide.While his early writing took the form of short stories, Gibson has since written nine critically acclaimed novels (one in collaboration), contributed articles to several major publications, and has collaborated extensively with performance artists, filmmakers and musicians. His thought has been cited as an influence on science fiction authors, academia, cyberculture, and technology.---------------------------------William Gibson. (2007, October 17). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 20:30, October 19, 2007, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...