1,407 total votes
William Gibson

William Gibson

William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist and essayist who has been called the "noir prophet" of the cyberpunk subgenre. Gibson coined the term "cyberspace" in his short story "Burning Chrome" and later popularized the concept in his debut novel, Neuromancer. In envisaging cyberspace, Gibson created an iconography for the information age before the ubiquity of the Internet in the 1990s. He is also credited with predicting the rise of reality television and with establishing the conceptual foundations for the rapid growth of virtual environments such as video games and the World Wide Web. Having changed residence frequently ... more on Wikipedia

William Gibson is ranked on...

#19 of 241 The Best Science-Fiction Authors 101.7k VOTES The best science-fiction writers are among some of the most creative writers ever. Instead of only making up a story, they m...
#35 of 98 The 30+ Best Living Novelists & Fiction Authors Today, Ranked 12.6k VOTES These are the best living authors and novelists currently, according to Rankers and bibliophiles. If you’re looking for a bo...
Celebrities Who Practice Transcendental Meditation 106.2k VIEWS A list of celebrities, both big and small, who practice Transcendental Meditation. This form of mantra meditation, specifica...
Famous People Whose Last Name Is Gibson 2.9k VIEWS Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Gibson. Do you recognize al...

William Gibson is also found on...

Famous People From South Carolina Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List List of The X-Files Writers TV Actors from South Carolina Famous University Of British Columbia Alumni Famous Film Directors from Canada