Month: July 2016

Last Week in Cyberpunk 7/29/16

This week in cyberpunk, advances are made in advanced technologies for human augmentation. It is no surprise that with large scale augmentation on the cusp of reality, that American citizen’s ar...

Mr. Robot: “The Careful Massacre of the Bourgeoisie”

’80s slasher flicks, freak-outs out in server rooms, and shitty parents–Mr. Robot takes Darlene and Elliot to the past and gives us a glimpse of fsociety’s origins. Mr. Robot: “...

Cumulus – When Gibson Calls, You Listen

Cumulus is a book that is firmly rooted in our coming future, just as Gibson’s vision was. According to Eliot Peper, the author of the independently published Cumulus, within 24 hours of release...

BLAME! Trailer Reaction – Save The Megastructure

Following the successes of Anime in their catalog (whether or not they are actually originals), Netflix has released a trailer for what is a beloved manga, BLAME! I will admit I have not read this ser...

The Automaton Sequence: 4.0: ‘If a male god created the world, then he certainly created woman first’; The Female Robot in Metropolis

For the past four weeks, I’ve taken you on an exciting robotic adventure. From defining what the robot is, to understanding the anxiety that comes from facing one’s creation. For my penultimate articl...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 7/22/2016

Governments and corporations exert power over information and hackers strike back with malicious infiltration and interesting conversation, all while Mr. Robot tries to get us dancing on Coney Island.

Mr. Robot: Adderall Calms The Panic

With a wider focus set to capture its growing cast, Mr. Robot reminds us that everyone is lonely and miserable, and the harder you work to fix things the more you fuck it up along the way. Everyone an...

Furi: Fast and Aggressive Cyberpunk Action

L1, L1, L1. Three consecutive dashes slam me around three different waves of projectiles. The knight clad in neon armor braces for another assault but fails to reach his mark by half a second. Four co...

Armored Trooper Votoms: A Masterpiece in Cyberpunk Anime

It’s April 1st, 1983, a full year before the release of Neuromancer. Across Japan, TV sets are idly tuned into the premiere of Ryosuke Takahashi’s Armored Trooper Votoms, a dark, gritty military drama...