Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Still More From the DEFCON Reading List - Cyber Punk

William Gibson

The person who coined the term "Cyberspace" in the phenomenal book Neuromancer. We try and get him at DEF CON each year, if we could only get past his agent!

Neuromancer Count ZeroMona Lisa OverdriveBurning ChromeThe Difference EngineVirtual LightIdoru

Bruce Sterling

Islands in the NetHeavy WeatherSchismatrix Plus (Complete Shapers-Mechanists Universe): Includes Schismatrix and Selected Stories from Crystal Express, ISBN 0441003702

Phillip K. Dick

His story 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' inspired the majestic dystopia of Ridley Scott's 'Blade Runner'. That sinking feeling that the world you can see is not the true world? That's PKD country.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? A Scanner DarklySelected Stories of Philip K. DickThe VALIS TrilogyRetrofitting Blade Runner: Issues in Ridley Scott's Blade Runner and Phillip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner

Neal Stephenson

What can I say? All of these books are excellent all for different reasons.

Snow Crash
The Diamond Age, or, A Young Lady's Illustrated PrimerInterfaceIn the Beginning...was the Command Line
CryptonomiconZodiac( The Eco-Thriller)

Vernor Vinge

You will notice similarities between the excellent True Names and Neuromancer

True Names...and Other DangersTrue Names: And the Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier

D.F. Jones

ColossusColossus And CrabThe Fall of ColossusColossus the Forbin ProjectColossus Triology: Colossus, The Fall of Colossus and Colossus and the Crab

Mel Odom

Lethal Interface

George Orwell

1984 (Signet Classics)

William C. Dietz

Legion of the DamnedBodyguard

Aldous Leonard Huxley

Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

Frederick Pohl

Man PlusMars Plus

The comments above aren't mine.  They are from the original site.  I am really kind of disappointed in my showing in this category.  I really would have thought my list would be much more complete.  Color me illiterate I guess.
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