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Cyberspace

  • By: Lori Kendall
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

In its most common current usage, cyberspace refers to the Internet and the World Wide Web, or to any similar shared, interactive, computer-mediated environment. The term was coined by science-fiction writer William Gibson in his fictional depictions of a future world ...

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