Depends on what you mean by Foundation 1.
Prelude to Foundation and Forward the Foundation come first chronologically, but were written later. And, IMHO, they're a bit better than the core "Foundation Trilogy." Although the several of the Foundation series expect familiarity with previous Asimov story arcs. The fate of Giskard and how the Earth wound up in the state it's in.
At any rate, if you've never read Neuromancer, do it right now. Also, the short story Johnny Mnemonic. (The POS movie has almost nothing to do with it and actually cut out a principle character, so I hope you never saw that garbage).
The other two in the Sprawl Trilogy and New Rose Hotel and Burning Chrome are optional.
Mr. Gibson said he isn't too impressed by CD Projekt's 2077 trailer. I'm not sure what he means by "generic."
I suppose most people envision something like Blade Runner/the Ghost in the Shell Ghost City sequence with grey, dingy skies and rainfall and lots and lots of neon lights everywhere instead of just brightly lit Detroit with flying cars, but isn't the rainy Bladerunner aesthetic a bit overdone? Even though that's exactly how he wrote it in the legendary opening paragraphs.Ghost in the Shell - Ghost City
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