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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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Capitol Couture: The Hunger Games creates an elaborate mash-up fashion site

At first glance, Capitol Couture looks like a new competitor to Vogue.   It’s a high-fashion magazine site with glossy cover features, designer profiles and sections for beauty and culture.

A closer look reveals that the website is actually an elaborate marketing exercise for the upcoming film from the Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay.

The project is interesting because it is a mashup of fictional and real world design.

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