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Some Aspects of California Cyberpunk

Art/Communication Multimedia, Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, MI 48710, USA
Received: 23 July 2018 / Revised: 16 September 2018 / Accepted: 18 September 2018 / Published: 27 September 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cyberpunk in a Transnational Context)
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This paper explores the rise and fall of Cyberpunk influences in California’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay area circa 1988–93, in prevalent technologies, industry, by artists and in enthusiastic magazines thriving there. Attentive to the Cyberpunk novelists, an animating spirituality of the time also looks to Timothy Leary and Marshall McLuhan. View Full-Text
Keywords: cyberpunk; YLEM artists using science and technology; SCAN; virtual reality; HyperCard; MONDO 2000; Timothy Leary; bOING bOING; Marshall McLuhan cyberpunk; YLEM artists using science and technology; SCAN; virtual reality; HyperCard; MONDO 2000; Timothy Leary; bOING bOING; Marshall McLuhan
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Mosher, M. Some Aspects of California Cyberpunk. Arts 2018, 7, 54.

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