William Gibson says he doesn’t know anything about the future. He likes to intercept conversations about the future to say he doesn’t know anything about the future. He says he can only stand by the door.
“There’s some enormous number, millions and millions, of Iranians who are about to get their first cell phones. The infrastructure has been built. That’s an interesting side of Iran we don’t hear so much about.
“And you know, they’re not just getting cell phones, they’re getting Internet. What is that going to do to that country? The government is not going to be able to control what those people are watching. I just find that amazing, really.”