Bruce Sterling
#1562 Overall Influence

Bruce Sterling

American writer, speaker, futurist, and design instructor


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Michael Bruce Sterling is an American science fiction author known for his novels and work on the Mirrorshades anthology, which helped to define the cyberpunk genre. Sterling's first ever science fiction story, Man-Made Self, was sold in 1976. He first became famous by hosting an annual Christmas event to present digital art. He spent many years after this creating many science fiction novels such as Schismatrix , Islands In The Net , and Heavy Weather . In 1992, he published his first nonfiction novel, The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier.

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University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Austin

Public research university in Austin, Texas, United States

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Art Center College of Design
Art Center College of Design

College in Pasadena, California, United States

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#329 World Rank #226 USA Rank
#969 World Rank #212 USA Rank