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  1. William Gibson at The New York Public Library

    William Gibson is the author of ten books, including, most recently, the New York Times-bestselling trilogy Zero History, Spook Country and Pattern Recognition. Gibson’s 1984 debut novel, Neuromancer, was the first novel to win the three top science fiction prizes—the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award. Gibson is credited with coining the term “cyberspace” in his short story “Burning Chrome,” and with popularizing the concept of the Internet while it was still largely unknown. He is also a co-author of the novel The Difference Engine, written with Bruce Sterling.

    http://www.nypl.org/audiovideo/william-gibson

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  2. The Incomparable #5: Shakespeare is a Hack!

    Our Book Club reconvenes, to discuss Nick Harkaway, Cherie Priest, William Gibson, favorite prose stylists (Shakespeare? Please!), and multiple Shatners. Also in this episode, we introduce listeners to two new inanimate-yet-Incomparable characters: the Spoiler Horn and its good friend, the All-Clear Bell.

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  3. Why William Gibson Distrusts Aging Futurists’ Nostalgia | Underwire | Wired.com

    Few things seem more pathetic than a science fiction writer who pines for the “good old days.” Just a whiff of that sort of crippling nostalgia sets off a red alert in the crackling mind of William Gibson, the novelist who coined the term “cyberspace” and is known for his piercing insights into what the future might look like.

    http://www.wired.com/underwire/2012/02/william-gibson-geeks-guide/all/1

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  4. William Gibson Interview from 1994 - Nerdcore

    Originally broadcast on 31 March 1994. William Gibson, dubbed the prophet of cyberpunk, gives his take on the future of cyberspace, and his predictions are incredibly accurate.

    http://www.crackajack.de/2011/09/16/william-gibson-interview-from-1994/

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  5. Who owns the Story of the Future?

    Will the future be better or worse? - and does the story we are telling ourselves help or hinder us? With economist Diane Coyle, writers Cory Doctorow and William Gibson, and futurologists Mark Stevenson and Jon Turney.

    Part of the Out of this World: Science and The Future event series.

    http://www.bl.uk/whatson/podcasts/podcast122744.html

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  6. BBC - Desert Island Discs - Castaway : William Gibson

    This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is William Gibson. Long before the existence of the Internet, he wrote about ‘cyberspace’, a boundless world reached only through computers. External space travel, to the Moon and Mars, had become old hat. By creating internal space, he breathed new life into science fiction. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/desert-island-discs/castaway/3ade8915#p00941v7

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  7. Cyberspace and the Post-Internet Age

    Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with William Gibson, author of the books "Neuromancer" and "Spook Country," about where we are headed in this post-internet age.

    http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail3739.html

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  8. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson, Part 5

    In seedy Moscow, ‘coolhunter’ Cayce meets the maker of the footage. Lorelei King concludes the fast-moving thriller.

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  9. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson, Part 4

    Searching for footage clues, ‘coolhunter’ Cayce locates the menacing Baranov. Lorelei King reads the fast-moving thriller.

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  10. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson, Part 3

    ‘Coolhunter’ Cayce Pollard is mugged in Tokyo - but who’s behind her assailants? Fast-moving thriller read by Lorelei King.

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