"A notification pops up your watch's face. You reach into you pocket and retrieve your phone. A quick swish with your finger unlocks it and you see that a delivery confirmation has been sent to your email, for that new VR headset. The email shows that your home care android signed for the package. You slip your phone away and bring an e-cig to your lips with your cybernetic hand."

In this section, you will find reviews and analysis of cyberpunk technology and how it interfaces with society. Cyberpunk is now.

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Raspberry Pi might not be the newest kid on the block anymore, but it is one of the most accessible. It is strong enough to display HD movies and small enough to make wearable – this makes it a tool to be trifled with. This is not the first, nor last single-board computer to hit the […]

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In the sprawl, or whatever currently passes for the sprawl, there are any number of airborne dangers; from thick clouds of smog to tear gas grenades.  In order to protect against them, the modern day cyberpunk has to rely on their trusty gas mask.  Gas masks are increasingly becoming standard urban gear, especially in China, […]

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William Gibson in Second Life
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  While you’re reading this, a team of computer scientists, engineers, neurologists, and many other ologists are putting billions of computer equipment to the grueling task of reverse engineering the mammalian brain down the smallest detail. Depending which news source you turn to, the researchers of the Blue Brain Project have made it as far […]

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Ghost In The Shell
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Recently I took a Youtube trip. I’m generally not a fan of those. I wind up watching too many videos about nothing and I’m left wondering where the afternoon went. But this last trip took me to “Home” by Holly Herndon. The music’s experimental, and that may or may not jibe with your tastes. But […]

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Division Furtive watch
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I. Want. One. Every time I look at it, it’s all I seem to think about. This incredibly stylish watch is called the Division Furtive Type 50.  There are two versions currently available—the most recent, the Type 50 Limited Edition, was funded on Kickstarter. For collectors and genre-junkies, a quick visit to the DF page will be […]

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