These papers are a kick start to cyberpunk:
- A Cyberpunk Manifesto
- A Cyberpunk's Manifest. Our Manifest.
By Christian As. Kirtchev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cyber Dada Manifesto
- Cyber Dada Manifesto, contrast Dada Manifesto in the beginning of 20th century. Digitize the World. Computer Generated Cyber Dada. Digitize. Interface.
Probably by Troy Innocent and Dale Nason.
- Cyberpunk Worldview
- Description of the cyberpunk worldview and way of thinking.
By Gareth Branwyn.
- Cyberpunk Philosophy
- Description of some kind of cyberpunk philosophy.
- Hacker's Ethic
- By Steven Levy, from his book "Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution."
- New alt.cyberpunk FAQ
- Frequently Asked Questions on alt.cyberpunk newsgroup.
- Old alt.cyberpunk FAQ
- Frequently Asked Questions on alt.cyberpunk newsgroup, older and quite different version.
- Cyberpunk Dictionary
- Cyberpunk basics from A to Z.
- Future Culture Manifesto
- Future Culture Manifesto defines many aspects of the cyberculture: Virtual Culture, Psychedelic Culture, Rave Culture, Industrial Culture, PostModernism, Street Culture...
- "Neuromancer" by William Gibson. The book which has become the Bible of Cyberpunk.
- The Hacker Crackdown - Law and disorder on the Electronic Frontier
- This Bruce Sterling's classic book highlights the 1990 assault on hackers, when law-enforcement officials successfully arrested scores of suspected illicit hackers and other computer-based law-breakers.
- Blade Runner
- Movie that gave cyberpunk science fiction its visual representation, and has so become "the definitive cyberpunk movie".