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Is William Gibson A Modern Day Oracle?

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The science fiction writer William Gibson has not only written some fantastic scifi novels, but in the process predicted the internet, Miku Hatsune, reality TV, and a crazy amount of other technological and societal developments that have come into being. His impressive rate of accuracy seems almost mystical. Sure, he's essentially just an entertainer, but he's got a better batting average than Nostradamus, who was actually TRYING to predict the future. We may not need oracles as much as we did in the past (what with science and all), but a look into the future can be exciting and an awesome preparation for what's to come.

Music By: Roglok http://vimeo.com/musicstore/track/21166

EatMe http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/348390/eatme

Mister Electric Demon: http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/4056/mister-electric-demon

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