William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian author who most known for his work withing the cyberpunk genre. Gibson is actually credited to be one of the first pioneers of the genre and is a contributing author to this day. Gibson first began his career in the 1970s and wrote stories that examined the effects of technology, cybernetics, and computer networks on humans. One of Gibson’s most recognizable accomplishments is defining the term “cyberspace”. He first mentioned the word in his short story “Burning Chrome”, but the term was further developed and popularized in his novel Neuromancer. Thanks to these two works, Gibson completely renovated and transformed fiction literature in the 1980s.