William Gibson perfectly predicts the future of Working from Home

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Gibson’s latest novel, Agency, features protagonist Verity Jane, assigned as a beta tester to some new AI technology. It’s 2017 in the VC-funded heyday of San Francisco. Gibson describes baristas, gig workers delivering packages, and customers paying for coffee with PayPal. Verity herself is couch surfing, recently having her own 15 minutes of fame after a failed relationship…