Wildcode

noun plural
Rogue nanomachines.
Source
The Fractal Prince

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

Infofiche

noun
A mutable, foldable, transparent plastic which can display images and text.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘information’ and fiche (a card).
Source
A Memory Called Empire

Spimescape

noun
An augmented projection of the current locale.
Origin
Spime, an object that can be tracked in space and time.
Source
The Quantum Thief

Millenniaire

noun
A person who possesses a fortune of time.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘millennium’ and ‘millionaire’.
Source
The Quantum Thief

Selenoclasm

noun
The sundering of a moon.
Origin
Derived from selḗnē (moon) and klásma (a fragment).
Source
Fiasco

Vitrifax

noun
A device able to freeze a person in a cylinder of liquid nitrogen to preserve the body in case of catastrophe.
Origin
Formed from vitri (glass) and ‘fax’ – fac simile (“make like”).
Source
Fiasco

Alternity

noun
A parallel timeline.
Origin
Abbreviated from ‘alternate reality’.
Source
Unholy Land

Voxware

noun
A hardware/software device that synthesises speech.
Origin
Formed from vox (voice) and the suffix ‘-ware’.
Source
Embassytown

Trid

adjective
Having or appearing to have length, breadth, and depth.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘tri-dimensional’.
Source
Embassytown

Exoterre

noun
A species not originating from the planet Terre.
Origin
Formed from éxō (foreign) and terra (ground).
Source
Embassytown

Floaking

verb
Practising the life-technique of aggregated skill, luck, laziness and chutzpah.
Origin
Coined by immersers.
Source
Embassytown