Headcrash [Bruce Bethke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Junior Engineer for Monolithic Diversified Enterprises, Jack Burroughs finds. Headcrash by Bruce Bethke – book cover, description, publication history. In science fiction circles, Bruce Bethke is best known either for his short story, “Cyberpunk,” his Philip K. Dick Award-winning novel, Headcrash.
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He is still willing to answer such questions, but first, he asks that you watch this brief 3: Written in and taking place inthe storyline is somewhat dated and improbably technologically advanced from the perspective of Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
And seriously, how can you not like a book that begins: What more could anyone ask for?
Oh, and the author claims to have invented the word “cyberpunk,” just as an FYI. If you want to buy this book, be sure to buy a New copy from kandbbooksellers. It lives in every line of her stories alongside Magic.
From the creators of Stupefying Stories comes an exciting new anthology series: Apr 18, William Thomas rated it did not bryce it Shelves: Well, semi-real world; the novel was set ina rather dystopian that didn’t, of course, come to pass.
Although some were subsequently translated and reprinted world-wide. I don’t regret reading it though it certainly isn’t at the top of the list of books I would recommend. With chaos descending on San Francisco, only Percy and Quincey know the secret to defeating the undead doctor. Bruce has written and published far more non-fiction than fiction; here are some examples that are still in print. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who works in the tech industry, and would enjoy reading it again someday.
Features of interest, but it tries a bit too hard. However, in heacdrash off hours — which he now has a lot of — he resides in cyberspace, in a virtual reality world. I tried to read Neuromancer by William Gibson, back in ’96 or so and got absolutely nothing out of it.
And that’s the end. When Jack Burroughs, a brilliant young computer programmer, is given his pink slip, he is offered the opportunity to use his skills for a little industrial espionage. Jun 22, Kevin rated headcrasy did not like it Shelves: Feb 01, Al rated it really liked it.
Bruce Bethke is a writer and computer consultant who lives and works in quiet, suburban, Pig’s Eye Landing, Minnesota. Open Preview See a Problem? This is the kind of book you read when you want something light that you can finish in a day or two without expending a great deal of mental energy. It had that 90’s vr is going to change the world vibe.
Headcrash – Bruce Bethke – Google Books
Because Matt is psychic. Everyone thinks I should just shut up, and accept the vast inheritance coming my way. I enjoyed the book. Before the villain’s infernal devices gave him the ability to strike at will, destroying all who opposed him! Back in the day, I ate that shit up. His books are glorious love letters to the fun and optimism that draws us in when we’re young.
Passing out as her battle-damaged starfighter bleeds the last of its air, she comes to in the cavernous and deserted docking bay of an unknown starship.
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Sep 25, Byron ‘Giggsy’ Paul rated it it was ok Shelves: I found myself completely immersed in the story and I could hardly put it down. This science fiction —related article is a stub. Oct 24, Jeremy rated it really liked it Shelves: Everyone thinks I should let it go, and get on berhke my life.
I found this book to be hilarious at times, but there was a lot of sophomoric humor.
Esilarante parodia archeo-Cyberpunk, terribilmente datato specie nella parte technologico-informatica. Cyberpunk was certainly ripe for satire in ’95, but this was not the way to do it.
This article is about the cypherpunk novel.