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The Roots And Future Of Cyberpunk

The New Museum-affiliated Versions project, a website that explores “virtual reality and beyond,” has compiled an impressive study of cyberpunk’s philosophies, tropes, roots and implications for the future. The article, “What Cyberpunk Was And What It Will Be,” serves as a good primer for beginners, as it touches on everything from Blade Runner to Akira. But it’s also satisfying for fans as an interesting ontological examination of the dystopic genre’s aesthetic.

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