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Anxious by Nature: William Gibson on Cellphones, Star Wars & The Apocalypse

If William Gibson is so famous for predicting the future in his dystopian science-fiction novels, why are there no cellphones in his classic Neuromancer?

“I think if a 12-year-old were reading Neuromancer today, she’d get to page 20 and she’d go ‘Ok, the whole plot hinges around what happened to all the cellphones’,” says Gibson, then chuckles, I’m not prescient.”

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