The chief instigator of the “cyberpunk” wave of the 1980s, his razzle-dazzle futuristic intrigues were, for a while, the most imitated work in science fiction.
I suppose if the guys I most enjoy reading run politically from Larry Niven to Ken MacLeod…
Philip K Dick. Well, not the drugs. But the overall outlook? Definitely.
My favorite Gibson quote: “The future is already here; its just not evenly distributed yet”