Milhon coined the term cypherpunk and was a founding member of the cypherpunks. On July 19, 2003, Milhon died of cancer. She was a member of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, and the author of several books. She was a senior editor at the magazine Mondo 2000 and frequent contributor to Boing Boing.
- The Joy of Hacker Sex (proposed)
- How to Mutate & Take Over the World: an Exploded Post-Novel. (1997) (with R. U. Sirius) Random House
- Cyberpunk Handbook: The Real Cyberpunk Fakebook. (1995) (with R. U. Sirius and Bart Nagel) Random House.
- Hacking the Wetware: The NerdGirl’s Pillow Book (1994) (internet release of ebook)
Activism and Vision
St. Jude had her hand in many different causes. She was active in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement helping to organize the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
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