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Last Week in Cyberpunk 4/24/19

We stumble out of yet another sleepless night on the tail of end of a night shift, eyes aching and brain buzzing. How long has it been? Months? Years? We boot up the vid screen either way, craving swe...

Neon Dystopia’s Best of 2018

Say goodbye to a truly dystopian year, cyberpunks, and say hello to the ominous 2019. Since we at Neon Dystopia (and apparently, the rest of the internet) have been occupied with keeping our existenti...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 11/30/18

Happy Shitgiving! Hope you punks out there had a tolerable holiday. This Last Week in Cyberpunk we are giving you news from this week and last week, covering injustice, genetic engineering, and some n...

Altered Carbon and the Oversaturation of a Genre

Haven’t you heard? Cyberpunk is cool now! Cyberpunk is what all the edgy, rebellious kids are into these days. All modern science fiction is, or wants to be, cyberpunk, until the mainstream toss...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 01/13/2018

Last Week in Cyberpunk is back. We want to apologize for the absence of this popular column on Neon Dystopia, but you can expect us back on our regular interval. As the year has turned, we still find ...

Neon Dystopia Reacts to Altered Carbon Trailer

Richard K. Morgan’s 2002 novel Altered Carbon was the defining cyberpunk novel of the 2000s. Now it appears that 2018’s defining cyberpunk television series is going to be based on the imp...

Altered Carbon: Technology, Morals & Humanity

Altered Carbon hit the shelves in 2002, the first published work by Richard K. Morgan. Making a solid impression as it did so, the book won the 2003 Philip K. Dick award for its US edition. Shortly af...

Is the Road to Cyberpunk Paved with our Privacy?

In Cyberpunk we’re usually experiencing a world where high technology is more than a way of life. It’s everything. The world spins, and spins, and spins, because technology allows it. The history of h...

Last Week in Cyberpunk 9/9/16

The old Blade Runner is new again, not to mention a director who all to aware of the legacy he is faced with upholding. Lots of news in the cyberpunk media this week and as always we creep all the clo...