Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to James Jerome Gibson (1904–1979), American psychologist noted for contributions in the field of visual perception.

Etymologies

Gibson +‎ -ian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • None of the characters ever dissolve into self-pity, and eventually all three fully acknowledge the decisions which brought them to an old (but cozily Gibsonian) shipping container covered in blue tarp.

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  • It seemed too good to be true – trucking into some weirdo occult music and arts festival, being held on the very alchemical-sounding Red Lion Square, wearing a pair of Gibsonian sneakers?

    Boing Boing

  • My Gibsonian sneakers have taken me far and wide as I've tried to map Blakean space here in London.

    Boing Boing

  • Less welcome has been the impoverishment of invention in the Gibsonian present, meaning that most of the interesting technologies that appear here have already made their way virally around the internet.

    Zero History by William Gibson

  • Hardison would live on a satellite platform but primarily operate in a Gibsonian cyberspace.

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  • They're hip to cyberpunk's principal literary devices: virtual reality, Gibsonian mind-machine interfaces and, to a lesser degree, Kurzweilian mind-uploading.

    Posthuman Blues

  • Give that big Gibsonian brain of yours a vacation.

    Posthuman Blues

  • This amounts to turning your computer into something very much resembling a Gibsonian cyberpace deck.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • This is a potential scandal of Gibsonian proportions.

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  • This nominal appendix was given to him not in allusion to his habits of speech, for he is rather a small talker, but with reference to the prominence of that feature of his countenance which is at once the organ of utterance, the instrument of mastication, the sign of firmness, and (at least in the Gibsonian period of facial architecture) the chief point of manly beauty.

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