If you aren't already familiar with PBS's Idea Channel, drop what you're doing and go check it out. Immediately. In fact, why don't you start with the video featured here, in which the Idea Channel's Mike Rugnetta presents a damn compelling case that William Gibson is pretty much a modern day soothsayer.

And if you feel like Rugnetta is leaning pretty hard on internet memes to convey his message, it might have something to do with this.

[Via The Idea Channel]