Stefan Poiss and Markus Hadwiger, the men behind mind.in.a.box
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Futurepop has been an amazing music genre to create sci-fi atmospheres. As an outgrowth of electronic body music (EBM), which was very popular in the 80’s, futurepop had its peak mostly in the 90’s, when the lead singers of VNV Nation and Apoptygma Berzerk coined the style. Since then, many other bands have been producing electronic […]

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Did you hear? Cyberpunk has come into its own. I know, you’re excited. Right? Reading this on this site tells me you have some interest in cyberpunk, at least enough to want to consume even more media to just keep the concept even more fresh in your mind than it already was. That’s the benefit […]

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Neill Blomkamp’s most recent movie, Chappie, is the successor of his previous films District 9 and Eylsium. Where District 9 was mostly about institutional apartheid, and Elysium was about the vast class divide, Chappie is about innovation, parental relationships, and transhumanism. Since I saw the first trailer I couldn’t shake the feeling that this movie […]

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In “Tomorrow,” we see Cole surviving the early days of the plague in Ukraine before he’s spotted by the UN and handed over to the military that’s been hunting him. Soon he’s reunited with Railly who’s been infected and is slowly dying. In 2043, Ramse continues to try his hand as the world’s last conscience […]

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If ever there was a sign that Cyberpunk is entering a form of renaissance, at least in terms of games, it has to be a sale on Steam. Valve’s digital distribution platform is running the sale until Friday, March 20th. This gives you just a few days to get your fix. Thirty (yes, 30!) cyberpunk […]

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The massive surge in music drawing on 1980s genre cinema in the past few years has been something of a boon to cyberpunk fans. Not only does the influence of Vangelis’ seminal Blade Runner score loom large over a lot of artists’ output, but it’s great to see artists like Perturbator and Irving Force show a genuine enthusiasm for […]

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The modern incarnation of Cyberpunk as we know it is a sub-genre of Sci-Fi, a handful of movies, a fashion statement, a collection of novels; but what’s so Punk about Cyberpunk? “We stand and fight! Back to back, take no shit, stay tight! We stick together and we deal with it! We use our heads and […]

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Neuroscience Oh creativity, you’re so under-researched, yet so weirdly important. Operational definition? Last I checked it was sketchy at best, but that’s what inventories are for. And not gonna lie, creativity inventories are really fun. But I digress. Researchers at Northwestern University have found some interesting ERP evidence that creativity comes with sensory overload, adding […]

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What’s that famous saying? “You wait forever for one cyberpunk-related daily sketch prompt to show up and then along come two at once!” Wait, that’s not it. Regardless, that’s exactly what has happened over at /r/SketchDaily. On March 8th they had ‘Neuromancer‘ as the theme and then the following day it was ‘Futuristic City’. There […]

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