cybernaut

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ -naut

Noun[edit]

cybernaut (plural cybernauts)

  1. A voyager in cyberspace; a user of the Internet or virtual reality.
    • 1991, Howard Rheingold, Virtual Reality: Exploring the Brave New Technologies
      When a cybernaut shifts his gaze or waves her hand, the reality engine weaves the data stream from the cybernaut's sensors together with updated depictions...
    • 2000, Beatriz Boza, The Role of Country Promotion Agencies in Latin America
      The clarity of page presentation does not depend solely on its design, but also on the configuration of the computer of the cybernaut who navigates it.