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    Posted at HeradasWilliam Gibson blew the Science Fiction world wide open in the mid eighties with his cyberpunk novels particularly the Hugo Nebula and Philip K Dick award winning Neuromancer Ridley Scott gave us the visual aesthetic with Blade Runner but Gibson firmly established Cyberpunk as a literary movement As a genre it would go on to live a fairly short life plateauing in the late eighties followed by a handful of peak

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    If you're into stuff like this you can read the full reviewFuture Technologies Burning Chrome by William GibsonHippies have known about these dangerous technologies for a long time and the state cracks down hard on them and not entirely without good reason either The world cannot run for long anyway on raves and drugs and loud music any fool can see that There is also a false economy in these supposedly 'efficient' economies be

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    “if poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world science fiction writers are its court jesters” ― Bruce Sterling introducing William Gibson's Burning ChromeA set of 10 short stories early Gibson cyberpunk and sic fi

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    I jacked into the Toronto construct matrix and downloaded Gibson’s Burning Chrome onto my deck plugged the simst

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    Is it okay do you think to say I find William Gibson's cycle of short stories Burning Chrome to be a work of profound beauty Probably not but I'm going to say it anyway Burning Chrome is beautifulBut how can it be How can something like the Sprawl Gibson's pollution choked mega city and our shared technological future nightmare be beautiful My description suggests it can't yet I find much beauty in Gibson's future There'

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    I know I am repeating myself but after having already read Sterling Reynolds and Gibson’s Neuromancer this collection didn’t surprise me the way I expectedHowever I do not contest its originality and groundbreaking im

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    We are very spoiled and very privileged to live now in the twenty first century We look back on works of science fiction from the 1950s 1960s and onward that reference the 1990s or 2000s as the future and make grandiose predictions we'll have flying cars a eugenics war robot apocalypse It's interesting to note that such extrapolation while often falling very short of the mark tends to be conservative when it describes

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    I think this is the collection where I finally understood the cyberpunk of William Gibson despite having read four of his novelsFor me he is all about the mileau the crafting of the dystopian world that his stories exist in and his characters

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    Wired West Burning Chrome is a fascinating collection of stories that chart the origin of the Sprawl Trilogy You can watch William Gibson building the world of the Sprawl of cities and smoke cyberspace and the characters who would later be explored in the three novelsEually importantly you can observe him developing a uniue style of writing

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    I seen the error of my ways William Gibson isn't an easy author to get into and my mistake was jumping directly into Neuromancer without any prior knowledge of his writing So from now on when somebody asks me if they should get into

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81The Gernsback Continuum 1981Fragments of a Hologram Rose 1977The Belonging Kind 1981 with John ShirleyHinterlands 1981Red Star W I know I am repeating myself but after having already read Sterling Reynolds and Gibson s Neuromancer this collection didn t surprise me the way I expectedHowever I do not contest its originality and groundbreaking impact it had at the moment of its appearance it s just that some books should be read at their time especially in science fictionI still liked it a lot though More than 30 years after it was published the stories seem both fresh and vintage at the same time the audio cassette is not something you encounter any if ever in this genreI particularly liked The Gernsback Continuum Fragments of a Hologram Rose The Hinterlands New Rose Hotel Dogfight and Burning ChromeThe letdown was Johnny Mnemonic which I better enjoyed as a movieThat being said I believe it s a must read for every sci fi fan after all Gibson is one of the pioneers of cyberpunk

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Burning Chrome and Other Stories

Inter Orbit 1983 with Bruce SterlingNew Rose Hotel 1984The Winter Market 1985Dogfight 1985 with Michael SwanwickBurning Chrome 198 Wired West Burning Chrome is a fascinating collection of stories that chart the origin of the Sprawl Trilogy You can watch William Gibson building the world of the Sprawl of cities and smoke cyberspace and the characters who would later be explored in the three novelsEually importantly you can observe him developing a uniue style of writing suited to this worldIt s data and sensory rich almost exhausting in its detail which is revealed without information dumps or definitions It assumes that we re keeping up with the story and we get it without having to have things explained to us at lengthGibson s world is a combination of the physical world computers data the matrix cyberspace and people who use technology to travel between these substrataGibson is eually adept at finding the future in the present and the present in the futureThe narrators of the stories are often down on their luck technophiles and hackers who illicitly access the corporate segments of cyberspace Gibson calls them console cowboys hustlers and industrial espionage artists who rustle data They freuent saloons like The Gentleman Loser named after a line in Steely Dan s Midnight Cruiser and visit brothels like the House of Blue Lights This isn t the Wild West but the Wired West although it incorporates Japan China Hong Kong Macao and RussiaNot surprisingly the style of some of the stories resembles that found in western novels others resemble pulp or crime fictionIn Recognition of a Woman s Sleeping PatternsThere are several narrators all male The women are talented artistic beautiful adventurous energetic and mysterious with exotic or kitsch names like Molly Millions Dialta Downes Angela Antoinette Leni Charmian Colonel Olga Hillary Valentina Nina Tatjana Sandii Lise who records an album of her dreams called Kings of Sleep Nance and Rikki Wildside Naomi Watts in King KongWhere is Your Bounty of Fortune and FameThe final story Burning Chrome contains the original use of the word cyberspace Interestingly it had already become the proprietary name of some computer hardware the Cyberspace Seven which the narrator Automatic Jack repairs and customises so that he can access and burn Chrome s data towers with a Russian glitch system or cybernetic virus analog Meanwhile Jack withdraws a significant undisclosed amount of cash from Chrome s Zurich account which stores its income from global property and prostitution assets I watched zeros pile up behind a meaningless figure on the monitor I was richI thought about Chrome too That we d killed her murdered her as surely as if we d slit her throat Despite the female face Jack subconsciously attaches to it Gibson s corrupt new global economy was just as dependent on data as it was on cash As were console cowboys like Jack who knew how to hack into both in pursuit of fortune and fame Tell me where are you drivingMidnight cruiserWhere is your bountyOf fortune and fameSOUNDTRACKview spoilerSteely Dan Midnight Cruiser Hamm Kings of Sleep Hamm Black Ice hide spoiler

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Ten tales from the computer enhanced hustlers of Johnny Mnemonic to the technofetishist blues of Burning Chrome Johnny Mnemonic 19 if poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world science fiction writers are its court jesters Bruce Sterling introducing William Gibson s Burning ChromeA set of 10 short stories early Gibson cyberpunk and sic fi that anticipate both his SPRAWL and BLUE ANT series All the Gibson tropes are there just waiting to bud and bloom Gibson s cyberpunk dark and messy near future his obsession with technology music clothing his uncanny ability to describe and name the bleeding edge where culture and technology blend his noirish tribalism his satire his slick style his curvy asians The book is an uneven group of stories that approximate a pimply and adolescent Gibson sitting confidently on a couch ready to hack your future and steal your dated sci fi pulp