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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.