The corporate society has been an enduring wellspring of stories over the last century. Inspired by the factory production line, Aldous Huxley predicted a future where humans were born and bred only to fulfil a corporate function in Brave New World. The cyberpunk vision of William Gibson’s Neuromancer charted a future where government had collapsed entirely, and society was ruled by a few super-powerful corporations.
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- What’s become of corporate society? (guardian.co.uk)
- Cyberpunk’s Not Dead! (wfmu.org)
- William Gibson Says His Next Novel Will Probably Be Set in the Future (izabael.com)