Pat Cadigan is one of the founders of the cyberpunk literary genre, though she doesn’t describe herself that way. In her career she has published numerous novels and short stories, dealing with the interaction between the human mind and technology. She was the recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best novel of the year for Synners (1991) and Fools (1992). She received the Hugo Award for Best Novelette for The Girl-Thing who Went Out for Sushi (2013).
The Hugo-nominated, Sunburst, Locus and Prometheus award-winning author, Cory Doctorow was at Comicpalooza this weekend, and he graciously took some time out of his crowded schedule to talk to writer Cory De La Guardia, for Cyberpunks.com. Check out Doctorow’s newest book, Radicalized.
In the year 2025, Noah was a well-behaved teenager who was singled out because of his smarts. An example: “Two men with shaved heads, clad in black tuxedos, came for me; I was blindfolded, and taken on a long ride, to a location deep in the desert of Nevada. They told me I was involved in undercover project – I had no choice. I couldn’t even tell my parents”