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Comment: Re:I swear I read about this in 80s cyberpunk nove (Score 1) 305 305

I think you're thinking of Idoru by William Gibson, where a Bono-esque rock star falls in love with "an artificial celebrity creation of information software agents". I'm sure someone did it before Gibson, but Idoru is the book that always sticks out in my mind when I read stories like this.

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