|Author, journalist, editor and critic. He has written six science fiction novels and edited the collection Mirrorshades, the definitive document of the cyberpunk movement. He has written a popular-science column for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and a literary-critical column for Science Fiction Eye. |
His nonfiction book, The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier, concerned computer crime and electronic civil liberties. Sterling is on the board of directors of Electronic Frontier Foundation -- Austin, and serves on the Police Liaison Committee of this Texas electronic civil liberties group.
He has appeared on ABC's Nightline, BBC's The Late Show, CBC's Morningside, on MTV, and in Newsday, Omni, Whole Earth Review, Details, Computerworld, The New York Times, Der Speigel, Mondo 2000, Wired and other equally improbable venues.
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