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Re: hipster librarians



Cyberspace was an idea whose time had come.  Gibson's "sprawl" novels,
starting with _Neuromancer_, were probably the most vivid in creating a
sense of what it might mean.  But I don't think he uses the term in any
of those books...

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On Fri, 8 Nov 1996, Iain D. Brown wrote:

> >> Who the hell is Spider Robinson?
>
> > Vancouver, Canada SF writer, created the immortal
> > Callaghan's Cross Time Bar. Coined the term cyberspace.
>
> Hang on ... I thought William Gibson coined the term "cyberspace". Is "Spider
> Robinson" a _nom de plume_ for WG?
>
> Iain Brown
> 100131.3564@compuserve.com
>


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