Autodarwinate

verb
To commit evolutionary self-deselection (suicide).
Origin
Charles Darwin; evolution of species by natural selection.
Source
Accelerando

Avatoid

noun
An android acting as the avatar of a ship’s Mind.
Source
Matter

Batcar

noun
A battery-powered vehicle.
Source
The Lathe of Heaven

Biot

noun
A biomechatronic robot.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘biological’ and ‘robot’.
Source
Rendezvous With Rama

Burbclave

noun
A fortified private surburb with its own by-laws and police force.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘suburb’ and ‘enclave’.
Source
Snow Crash

Calcker

noun informal
A computer.
Origin
Corruption of ‘calculator’.
Source
Wish Upon a Star

Chiaroscurography

noun
The photographic process invented by Leonardo da Vinci.
Origin
Formed from chiaro (bright), scuro (dark), and gráphō (to draw).
Source
Bruno’s Shadow

Chickenhead

noun informal
A mentally retarded person.
Source
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Chronopathic

adjective
Able to distort time.
Origin
Formed from khrónos (time) and the suffix -pathic (abnormality).
Source
The Crime and the Glory of Commander Suzdal

Chrownotransductionology

noun
Temporal slippage induced by chrownons; in other words: timely travel.
Origin
Professor Gladys Chrowdingler, discoverer of the chrownon.
Source
Automated Alice

Cityspeak

noun
A multilingual street dialect.
Source
Blade Runner

Cloudhook

noun
A portable device worn over the eye by citizens, connecting them to the city’s pervasive information network.
Source
A Memory Called Empire