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William Gibson

Data di nascita: 17. Marzo 1948
Altri nomi:উইলিয়াম গিবসন

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William Ford Gibson è uno scrittore e autore di fantascienza statunitense naturalizzato canadese, considerato l'esponente di spicco del filone cyberpunk.

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„The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed.“

— William Gibson
He is reported to have first said this in an interview on Fresh Air, NPR (31 August 1993) { unverified http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1107153}, he repeated it, prefacing it with "As I've said many times…" in "The Science in Science Fiction" on Talk of the Nation, NPR (30 November 1999, Timecode 11:55) http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1067220. See also The future has arrived... - Quote Investigator http://quoteinvestigator.com/2012/01/24/future-has-arrived/.

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„I didn't imagine that art girls in the Midwest would be flashing their tits in cyberspace...but I'm glad that they're doing it.“

— William Gibson
Context: I didn't imagine that art girls in the Midwest would be flashing their tits in cyberspace... but I'm glad that they're doing it. Asked whether the Internet is how he imagined it would be

„If not for our excessive vanity and our over-active imaginations, novelists might be unusually difficult to deceive.“

— William Gibson
Context: The most common human act that writing a novel resembles is lying. The working novelist lies daily, very complexly, and at great length. If not for our excessive vanity and our over-active imaginations, novelists might be unusually difficult to deceive. Twitter tweet (31 May 2009) http://twitter.com/GreatDismal/status/1986617191<!-- also (1 June 2009) http://twitter.com/GreatDismal/status/1986630272 -->

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„The lane to the land of the dead.“

— William Gibson
Context: The lane to the land of the dead. Where you are, my friend. Marie-France, my lady, she prepared this road, but her lord choked her off before I could read the book of her days. Neuro from the nerves, the silver paths. Romancer. Necromancer. I call up the dead. But no, my friend," and the boy did a little dance, brown feet printing the sand, "I am the dead, and their land." He laughed. A gull cried, "Stay. If your woman is a ghost, she doesn't know it. Neither will you."

„I think of religions as franchise operations.“

— William Gibson
Context: I think of religions as franchise operations. Like chicken franchise operations. But that doesn't mean there's no chicken, right? Referring to his belief that it's possible for religions to help people.

„They were a traumatized lot, those boys. And I just felt frivolous.“

— William Gibson
Context: Consequently, when I got to Toronto, much to my chagrin, I really, really couldn't handle hanging out with the American draft dodgers. There was too much clinical depression. Too much suicide. Too much hardcore substance abuse. They were a traumatized lot, those boys. And I just felt frivolous.

„Sometimes it’s good to remember.“

— William Gibson
Context: “You were hurt,” Kumiko said, looking at the scar. Sally looked down. “Yeah.” “Why don’t you have it removed?” “Sometimes it’s good to remember.” “Being hurt?” “Being stupid.” Ch. 22

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