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The Jackpot

Author William Gibson came up with the formulation of a massive societal die-off that he called the “Jackpot” in his novel the Peripheral. Gibson is also famous for his quote–“The Future is Already Here, it’s Just Not Very Evenly Distributed.” … Continue reading

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Pattern Recognition

  William Gibson writes dystopian science fiction, where he imagines the future by closely studying the present. In his post 9/11 novel Pattern Recognition, he discovers that the present is just as weird and dystopian as any future he might imagine. I’ve … Continue reading

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