Daemon

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Johnston · in Books, Murder Mystery, Release Day, The Tanner Sequence, Timothy S. Any (masculine) scientific and technological purity the computer matrix might once have had has been violated, invaded: in Count Zero, virus software programs have infected the matrix; it’s "full of mambos ‘n shit." It is all too well-mannered, there is none of the "punk" ethos of outsider there. The hero is going about living a normal life when suddenly something changes and they're forced to venture into the unknown.
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Severance, Part 9: Dead Blind

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In an anecdote familiar to fans, William Gibson—who would become the major novelist of the budding movement—tried to see Ridley’s Scott’s film on its release, yet soon had to flee from the movie theater because he felt the movie was uncomfortably close to his own vision of the future. On the one hand, self-described cyberpunks too often seem to be shallow trendoids in black leather who have substituted enthusiastic blathering about technology for actually learning and *doing* it.
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History Rising

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I was one of those annoying people who know they are going to do something in the arts, but never do anything about it. If our culture is pessimistic and self-centered, our counterculture will be made of hope, joy, and caring for one another. A few industrial bands have their music featured as well. She doesn't know why anyone with an ounce of self-preservation would ever want to publish. Well, for one, even the most entertaining sci-fantasy story may not appeal to someone who strictly enjoys high fantasy, and vice versa.
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Tokyo Hearts (Kris Aiko)

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The pieces do fit together, but as a map of an imaginary city. After that, I love many others, most of them science fiction writers: Le Guin, Bradbury, Lem, Ballard and others. Zu diesen Merkmalen zählen: eine von Trusts regierte Welt, schwacher oder nicht vorhandener Staat Thomas Ballhausen: Cyberpunk im Dienst der Metafiktion. Norman Spinrad has always been one of the most talented SF people around, and he may just may have written the best cyberpunk novel—outside cyberpunk but rejuvenated by it, so to speak.
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Violet

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Philip Reeve: Helped introduce steampunk to a YA audience in his Hungry City Chronicles, which feature a future in which cities literally move and devour each other for resources. Similarly, the critic Paul Kincaid has framed the problem as one of "exhaustion"--a loss of faith in the idea that the future is knowable, and consequent retreat to formal explorations, the old "castles and space navies" tropes, and the comforting simplicity of nostalgia (including for cyberpunk).
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Lies, Inc.

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Quick, I’ve got to tell everyone!—but I don’t feel much like I’m undercutting some more normal, upper world. Fast-paced science fiction involving futuristic computer-based societies. n. They are willing—eager, even—to take an idea and unflinchingly push it past its limits” (Sterling, 1986, xii). Writer and critic Samuel Delany (1999, 343) has argued that "SF is not about the future. [...] It works by setting up a dialogue with the here-and-now, a dialogue as rich and intricate as the writer can make it".
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Spherical Tomi

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Certain similarities between film noir and the cyberpunk novel, make the former an appropriate visual analogy for the latter. Another defining work, Mirrorshades (1986) is a collection of short stories from early and influential cyberpunk authors, including Gibson, Pat Cadigan, Rucker, Greg Bear, Shiner, Shirley, and several more. Science fiction frequently builds on scientific developments that have already captured our public imagination.
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The Causal Angel (Jean le Flambeur Book 3)

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Interviews with feminist cyberpunk authors are provided, revealing their motivations for writing and their experiences with fans. At the poster session, I will carry my Raspberry Pi-based touchscreen-computer-in-a-Suntory-box-from-Japan to demonstrate the idea of hidden computing. People pay to have their minds stored on computer and are allowed to continue living in a virtual world of their choosing. Barr's Future Females: A Critical Anthology (1981) was the first essay collection devoted to feminism and science fiction.
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Sheila & Jasira: Episodes 1 & 2 of The American Fathers

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Another definition of hard science fiction has also been used as a somewhat derogatory term [2] [3] to define science fiction that focuses more on accurate scientific data than on literary devices such as character development. But every reader has to start somewhere, and they might as well start with the cream of the crop. But others, specifically Ghost in the Shell and Akira namely were originally written as books (well, manga technically, but that is neither here nor there).
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A Shadow in the Flames (The New Aeneid Cycle Book 1)

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It describes the controversial events that happened when group of deserted boys start fighting for survival on a distant island. For a magazine whose non-fiction articles were all about slick science and futuristic gadgets, their fiction section was astonishingly low in real science fiction content (by "real science fiction" I'm referring to stories that deal with believable scientific/futuristic extrapolations rather than magic).
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