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Cyberpunk and the 1980s

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Gibson’s Neuromancer and the movie Blade Runner (based on the Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep) together formed a gritty, corporatized view of the future that set the standard for science fiction to come. Throughout the 80s, the concepts of corporatization took hold in science fiction, while at the same time, with real-life technological advances, authors began to investigate the concern that we are not changing technology—it is changing us. Delve into the question, “Are we already living in the world cyberpunk writers predicted?”.
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33 min.
In English
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The Great Courses, 2016.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
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1239696 Kanopy
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1 online resource (streaming video file) (33 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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