In this interview, William Gibson talks at length about “Johnny Mnemonic”, movies, SF, net culture and issues.
Poetry, in a general sense, may be defined to be ‘the expression of the imagination’: and poetry is connate with the origin of man.
Let us go then, you and I,
When the evening is spread out against the sky
Like a patient etherized upon a table;
She ruled in beauty o’er this heart of mine,
A noble lady in a humble home,
And now her time for heavenly bliss has come,
It’s a frog, man.
The history of human growth and development is at the same time the history of the terrible struggle of every new idea heralding the approach of a brighter dawn.
Accuracy should be first considered, then rapidity. Quick adders, by the way, are the most accurate.
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain (1835-1910) [From The Saturday Press,…
Death, be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadful, for thou are not so;
For those whom thou think’st thou dost overthrow