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cybernaut

An electronic astronaut. Avid Net surfers are cybernauts; however, anyone deeply involved in communications networks, online services, and computers in general can assume this handle.
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Zhu, the Chairman, said, "Having taken on the new name Cybernaut International, the Company is building a new international corporate image.
Cybernaut Investment Group focuses on emerging industry with high potential for consolidation and high value as a platform.
KASB vide its letter dated April 23, 2015 conveyed that Cybernaut has proposed to invest US$100 million in 12 months whereas Cybernaut in its letter dated April 20th 2015 proposed to inject US$50 million by end of year 2015 and any shortfall in the MCR of the bank to be covered by the date agreed with SBP.
While familiarity with the Internet has moved from the bailiwick of the expert cybernaut to that of the general public, many computer users--those whose Internet experience rests solely on e-mail functions--still miss out on critical and fascinating applications offered by the communications age, much as users whose computing experience rests solely on word processing miss out on the benefits of modern graphics or database programs.
Now he (it?) is a construct, a disembodied cybernaut, his personality downloaded into a program that talks, responds, reasons like Pauley, and yet is not Pauley, and yet is Pauley.
Remember pictures of the be-gloved, helmeted cybernaut, tethered by coils of fiber-optic cables to an assortment of computers?
Right now, a "cybernaut" can step through walls and wander at will through a computer-generated building without fearing the consequences, and a player batting a rubber rock doesn't feel the impact.
The incubator currently houses a small but diverse range of game-developing companies, including Retro Affect, Robot Loves Kitty, Skymap Games, SimQuest, Cybernaut Systems, Studio Grash, and Super Stache Studios.
Everything was just fine until some sharp-eyed geek spotted the intrepid cybernaut with a mobile phone and wondered if that was allowed.
As the headset was adjusted on the first cybernaut, his normally boisterous classmates stood absolutely motionless and silent.