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Godhead Fell

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In addition to themes of its ancestral genre postcyberpunk might also combine elements of nanopunk and biopunk. [10] Good examples of postcyberpunk novels are Neal Stephenson 's The Diamond Age and Bruce Sterling 's Holy Fire. After a mass signing with attending authors and editors, James Gunn, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Kij Johnson, Chris McKitterick, and Mike Page gave readings in honor of Frederik Pohl. Scientists try to recreate the personality of one of their society’s most valuable citizens by creating similar childhood experiences, as Cherryh deftly explores the nature vs. nurture debate.
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The Child of the Object.

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Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear, reviewed by Greg L. John White is the mastermind behind UV P�P, a twenty-odd year old Yorkshireman with a whipcord body and a casque of oily black hair. Billy Idol's Cyberpunk drew heavily from cyberpunk literature and the cyberdelic counter culture in its creation. I think that’s been mostly due to availability. While that's good for marketing, it often confines writers and throws up false shadows. A series of adventures beginning with Firestorm: Stormfront (1997 RTG) designed by Anthony Savile described the collapse of the original setting in the mid 2020s during an apocalyptic inter-corporate war.
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House of Ravens (The Nightfall Chronicles Book 2)

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In the operation called "Screaming Fist" (a typical karate film title, though Gibson probably got it from the title of a 1977 song by the Vancouver punk band The Viletones) a team had been hired to destroy a Russian computer network ("nexus") in Kirensk with a virus, but Armitage failed and was caught. Chapters cover topics such as globalization, virtual reality, cyborg culture, environmentalism, religion, motherhood and queer rights. Granted there are some animes that should be lost and forgotten.
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The Fear (Swell 1.0)

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Afterword by Gordon Dahlquist, author of The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, The Dark Volume, and the forthcoming The Chemickal Marriage. The other is Oro’s sexy daughter, Yva… who falls in love with Arbuthnot. The people who are looking at television? Such archaisms angered and frustrated Herbert George Wells (1866–1946), whose raillery against such relics is documented in Simon James’s retrospective as part of this week’s science-fiction special issue.
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The Smoke of the Gate

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In the words of author and critic David Brin: ...a closer look [at cyberpunk authors] reveals that they nearly always portray future societies in which governments have become wimpy and pathetic ... In my opinion, the truly exceptional pieces of cyberpunk have been able to achieve this blending so successfully that to characterize them into one category of genre other than cyberpunk itself would not do them justice, i.e. cyberpunk can be defined as a collection of these elements, not one singular element, but a new and different genre nevertheless.
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The Machine

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We see that the bright flame for forward-thinking, optimistic projects geared to providing a better future for mankind in the mid-term forseeable future -- though perhaps dimmed, if current genre trends are any reliable metric -- has not died, but has been faithfully preserved and given new life by current spokesman Neal Stephenson. You're a salesman who barely got a BA in Communications." College English, 63:2 (Nov 2000) 194-214.
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High Fantasy (The Feedback Loop) (Volume 3)

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That Sterling harks back to the ’60s counterculture to establish political connections for cyberpunk, and thereby implicitly reinstates the very lacuna the ’70s feminist SF writers sought to expose in their exploration of gender relations, is itself provocative, particularly because it represents a peculiar avoidance of rather obvious and immediate political SF precursors. They included William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Rudy Rucker, John Shirley, Pat Cadigan, and Lewis Shiner. They pull together as a group, with the eldest children as their leaders.
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Ergo Sum

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You see, I confess that I just can't read most of what has been published in the last 15 years. Joe Haldeman 's The Forever War is a critique of the genre, a Vietnam -era response to the World War II–style stories of earlier authors. [55] Prominent military SF authors include John Scalzi, John Ringo, David Drake, David Weber, Tom Kratman, Michael Z. Suspense and high tech (particularly genetic engineering and cloning) are a natural mix in these thrillers. Today, we’re more likely to feel that technology is driving us, driving change, and that it’s out of control.
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Less Than Forever

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Paris, as much as I love Paris, feels to me as though it’s long since been “cooked.” Its brand consists of what it is, and that can be embellished but not changed. Other people on rec.arts.sf.written have suggested that hard ScF is simply ScF written by and/or for people with the mindset of a "hard" (physical) scientist or engineer. A lot of the dropped elements also were used in the novel to prove Deckard was human, which contradicts Ridley Scott 's interpretation that Deckard was a replicant.
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The Universe Wide Web: Uploading: A Fast Moving, Young

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There were trademark applications for Cyberbroker, Cyberjunk, Cyberspace Holding Company, and Cyberswain. The evolutionary ideas of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin are explicitly foundational to George Zebrowski's The Omega Point (1972) and appear implicitly in Clarke's Childhood's End. Cyberpunk did not spring full-grown from Gibson's forehead, of course. Please do tell how the HDK 2.0 turns out, it's the black sheep headset that I honestly feel is the most interesting.
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