Bruce Sterling is a science fiction author, design essayist and Net critic. His book on product frontiers, Shaping Things, has inspired designers to rethink how they approach their craft. His novels Involution Ocean, The Artificial Kid, Schismatrix, Islands in the Net, and Heavy Weather, along with The Difference Engine — which he co-authored with William Gibson — influenced the cyberpunk literary movement. Bruce is one of the founders of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and editor of Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology. Other books by Bruce Sterling include Zeitgeist, Distraction, Holy Fire, The Hacker Crackdown, and Tomorrow Now.