cybernation


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cybernation

[sī·bər′nā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
The use of computers in connection with automation.
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cybernation

(1) (CYBERNetic automATION) An operation performed by computer. See cyber and cybernetics.

(2) An online community.
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(42) For various formulations, see Neil Barrett, The State of Cybernation: Cultural, Political, and Economic Implications of the Internet (London: Krogan Page, 1996); Mark Dery, Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1996) especially pp.
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