QOTD: William Gibson on cyberspace
William Gibson gave us ‘cyberspace’ as a word. Here is his latest note:
The thing that’s going to be quaint about “cyberspace” (that already is, really) is the inherent assumption that it’s a realm unto itself; that it’s in any way elsewhere or other. [
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