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Gibson, William

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1948–

Science-Fiction Author

In his 1984 book Neuromancer, novelist William Gibson coined the term “cyberspace,” which, like “information superhighway,” has been adopted as a universal euphemism for the Internet. That book and his subsequent novels have made Gibson the ...

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