In Pictures: The tech canon of today is the IT of ...
"Snow Crash" by Neal Stephenson (1992)
A pizza deliveryman-cum-code samurai unravels a conspiracy that's about to deploy the first computer virus that can also hack the human mind. The sci-fi novel is an eerily prescient look at a world of "augmented intelligence" where people regard the flow of data between their computers and their brains as a natural cognitive process.
In Pictures: The tech canon of today is the IT of tomorrow