Interview Jan. 1989: 86.
This article features an interview with William Gibson at the height of his cyberpunk fame.
“I really don’t think of myself as a futurist. I’m just trying to make sense of contemporary reality. I think the world we live in is so hopelessly weird and complex that in order come to terms with it, you need the tools that science fiction develops…”
“I’ve had a fantasy for years about phoning myself somehow in 1968 or, more remotely, phoning my father back in the 1950s and having a conversation. If you think about phoning yourself in 1968…The things you would have to explain.”