meatspace


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meatspace

(jargon)
The physical world (as opposed virtual reality) where you might spend facetime with the carbon community.

meatspace

The physical world. Contrast with cyberspace. See liveware.
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As judges struggled to adapt laws and jurisprudence to new challenges posed by the internet, netizens insisted that such adaptation was impossible: (85) they argued that the laws of meatspace (that is, the real world) should not apply in "institutionally distinct" cyberspace.
This interplay between what old timers used to call cyberspace and meatspace is one of the signatures of our time.
One of the things I love about digital natives is that they are monitoring their environment just like I am; they just use electronic means in addition to meatspace.