Tag Archives: Neuromancer

Review: “Innovation Everywhere: Tech & Ideas”

I chose to review The Daily Californian’s week-old “Tech & Ideas” issue because of its timeliness and its proximity to Cal students. Unfortunately, my review itself was not so timely and so you’re reading this after the 24-hour deadline. But … Continue reading

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Transhumanism in Neuromancer

In lecture yesterday the professor mentioned that Neuromancer is the first truly posthuman text that we’ve read so far in the course, because most of the characters we meet are either cyborgs or entirely artificial. But the text is also … Continue reading

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Over-saturation of Meaning in Neuromancer: Technical Details & Repetition

In William Gibson’s Neuromancer, Gibson’s stylistic writing over-saturates the text with meaning due to technical details. He intermingles scientific/computer jargon with a colloquial tone that leads a reader to assume obvious connections to a highly technological world. However, Gibson relies … Continue reading

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