Count Zero Setting & Symbolism

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Cyberspace

Cyberspace is a shared virtual experience tapped into through a cyberspace deck. Cyberspace is similar to the Internet, but it is experienced virtually as a separate reality, a space populated by virtual representations of places, people, and data.

The Projects

The Projects are a group of high-rise arcologies, built to be self-sufficient living areas. The Projects are populated by a black community and are a step up for Bobby, who has lived in the slum-like condos below.

Barrytown

Barrytown is the New Jersey suburb where Bobby Newmark grew up.

The Icebreaker Biosoft

Bobby jacks into cyberspace for the first time using a type of software called an icebreaker that is supposed to break into secured locations. The software directly interacts with Bobby's brain. However, instead of its expected function, the software seems to make Bobby a portal, allowing him to channel AIs that live in cyberspace and...

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