American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The electronic medium of computer networks, in which online communication takes place.
- n. A world of information through the Internet.
- n. by extension The internet as a whole.
- n. science fiction A three-dimensional representation of virtual space in a computer network.
- n. a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
- A portmanteau of cybernetics and space, coined by science-fiction writer William Gibson in his 1982 short story collection Burning Chrome and popularized in his 1984 novel Neuromancer. (Wiktionary)
“The ability to operate with confidence in cyberspace is critical in a modern society and economy.”
“February 9th, 2010 at 12: 45 am glamourdammerung says: drhunt says: bela-what personal details I share on a progressive blog with antagonistic anonymous textfields in cyberspace is not your concern and IS my right.”
“His 1984 novel "Neuromancer" popularized the term "cyberspace," describing the hacker-scripted fantasies of a shared digital realm.”
“Gibson became an international sensation with his first novel Neuromancer, in which he outlined a strange future world existing in a state he called "cyberspace" - uncannily like the world we inhabit almost 30 years later - and went on to win every major science-fiction award while contributing to making the genre respectable in literary circles.”
“Sci-fi author William Gibson is credited with coining the term "cyberspace”
“Access to what they call cyberspace, will be great," says Lee.”
“Today 'cyberspace' is a joke that most people take for granted, heck WTF is that sharkboy and lavagirl crap that the kids go to?”
“Two people spouting off at each other in cyberspace is a sad state of affairs to be sure, but in the end isn’t it just wasted time for both people, making the question of who was on the high road somewhat moot?”
“Catty, wherever you are in cyberspace, you can come too.”
“You tech guys know how this works better than me, but I understand the phone listens to the music, digitizes the audio and compares that to a data-bank of other MP3 files stored somewhere in cyberspace - once it is matched, it sends you anything + everything you could ever want to know about a song and the band.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘cyberspace’.
pretty open-ended here—terms, ideas, lingo, technologies and phenomena (real or postulated) that are, were, should be or could be used in speculative fiction
of or relating to electronic communications
Fictional places that, somehow, everyone has heard of anyway.
Real places that have taken on the veneer of myth.
Anywhere that's really nowhere.
Words that contain both a "hard C" and a "soft C".
My big word list.
Cribbed from Transhumanist Terminology at aleph.se, which has definitions, and is itself based on the Lextropicon.
Life is timshel negentropy.
pop culture that has invaded my brain.
Words coined in or popularized by science fiction. Some stolen from here: http://io9....
Mysterious places and lands I ought to visit...
Looking for tweets for cyberspace.