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cyberspace

all of the data stored in a large computer or network represented as a three-dimensional model through which a virtual-reality user can move
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cyberspace

the communications 'S pace’, including virtual realities, made available by the radically expanding world-wide network of electronic, especially computer-based, communications (e.g. the INTERNET). See also INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000

cyberspace

[′sī·bər‚spās]
(computer science)
The digital realms, including Web sites and virtual worlds.
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cyberspace

(jargon)
/si:'ber-spays/ 1. (Coined by William Gibson) Notional "information-space" loaded with visual cues and navigable with brain-computer interfaces called "cyberspace decks"; a characteristic prop of cyberpunk SF. In 1991 serious efforts to construct virtual reality interfaces modelled explicitly on Gibsonian cyberspace were already under way, using more conventional devices such as glove sensors and binocular TV headsets. Few hackers are prepared to deny outright the possibility of a cyberspace someday evolving out of the network (see network, the).

2. Occasionally, the metaphoric location of the mind of a person in hack mode. Some hackers report experiencing strong eidetic imagery when in hack mode; interestingly, independent reports from multiple sources suggest that there are common features to the experience. In particular, the dominant colours of this subjective "cyberspace" are often grey and silver, and the imagery often involves constellations of marching dots, elaborate shifting patterns of lines and angles, or moire patterns.
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cyberspace

Coined by William Gibson in his 1984 novel "Neuromancer," it is a futuristic computer network that people use by plugging their minds into it! The term now refers to the Internet or to the online or digital world in general. Contrast with meatspace. See Internet, virtual reality and DOD cyberspace glossary.
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