March 20, 2015 William Gibson on VR: "They did it!" March 20, 2015/ Veronica Belmont just now, William Gibson tries VR headset for the 1st time."they did it!" w/ @arikuschnir @amandapalmer @GreatDismal pic.twitter.com/Vi0sAHAUH6— perry chen (@perrychen) March 20, 2015 William Gibson, author of seminal cyberpunk novel Neuromancer, tries out a virtual reality headset and deems this iteration of cyberspace up to snuff. Hey, if he's happy, we're happy!