William Gibson’s The Gernsback Continuum

The Gernsback Continuum¬†is a 1981 short story by cyberpunk author William Gibson, published in the anthology Burning Chrome and in Mirrorshades, edited by Bruce Sterling. With some similarity to Gibson’s later appraisal of Singapore for Wired magazine in Disneyland with the Death Penalty, as much essay as fiction,[it depicts the encounters of an American photographer […]