William Gibson:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
William Gibson was born in South Carolina; he went to Canada when he was 19. His first novel, Neuromancer won both the Hugo and Nebula awards in 1984.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Automated Space Factories

Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988)

Bank Chip - a smart credit card

Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988)

Belt Sword - bendable weapon

All Tomorrow's Parties (1999)


Count Zero (1986)

Bohemias - a cultural incubator

All Tomorrow's Parties (1999)

Brainlock - life in the now

Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988)

Canola Oil - a cob in your tank

Virtual Light (1993)

Chain Gun - fires chains

All Tomorrow's Parties (1999)

Chunker - non-violent weapon

Virtual Light (1993)

Cleaning Machine Warren

Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988)

Coffin Rack - coffin hotel

The Science Fiction Yearbook (ed. Jerry Pournelle) (1984)

Computer Translator - computer translator and GPS

Idoru (1996)

Computer-Created Dub

Neuromancer (1984)

Construct - persona in software

Neuromancer (1984)

Control-Face - an LCD remote control

Idoru (1996)

Cybernetic Water Witch -

Idoru (1996)

Cyberspace - the original consensual hallucination

Burning Chrome (1982)

Cyborg Dolphin (Jones) - war surplus named Jones

Johnny Mnemonic (1981)


Neuromancer (1984)

Dornier - VTOL surveillance drone

Mona Lisa Overdrive (1988)

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