Edgar Walters Stands Up, a Bit More of an Introduction

Much the same content warning as last time. If you can't stand it, don't read it. I worked in Edinburgh when I first left the military academy and the security of my commanding officer’s bed. I was up there as a trapper. The work was easy – since nobody had told me what it was …

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Edgar Walters Stands Up, an Introduction

Coarse (and peculiar) language warning, probably. Walk on to stage masked by a life-size cardboard cut-out of a vague human shape. On it is drawn – crudely, in black marker pen – little more than a stick figure with a bulbous head and a smiley face. When it’s at the mic stand, crouch behind it. …

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Neuromancer: Cyberpunk and Novum Ownership (Pt. 3)

Through his two central SF concepts – cybernetics and cyberspace – as well as the less referenced artificial intelligence, Gibson is able to comment on questions of privacy, culpability and identity – this last one, of course, being a particular favourite of a clear influence, Philip K Dick. What I plan to do first is …

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