Mudboy

noun informal
A low-status male living on Earth, not in the employ of the United Orbital Soviet.
See also
Dirtgirl
Source
Hardwired

Dirtgirl

noun informal
A low-status female living on Earth, not in the employ of the United Orbital Soviet.
See also
Mudboy
Source
Hardwired

Screamsheet

noun
An online tabloid news publication.
Origin
Coined after the sensationalist reporting style.
Source
Hardwired

Buttonhead

noun informal
A person implanted with cybernetic sockets for plugging peripherals directly into the brain.
Source
Hardwired

Panzerboy

noun
The pilot of an armoured assault hovercraft used for cross-border smuggling.
Origin
Panzer (armour plating).
Source
Hardwired

Memrionics

noun
The science and technology of developing Artificial Intelligence.
Origin
Formed from ‘memory’ and ‘electronics’.
Source
The Regression Test

Rit

pronoun
The third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to a robot.
Source
The Child of Clay

Chlomach

noun
An external artificial organ capable of photosynthesis, attached to the human body via umbilical cord.
Origin
Derived from khlōrós (green) and māchina (machine).
Source
Sleeping Beauties

Psychocybernetics

noun
A scientific field concerned with digitizing the personality of an individual.
Source
The Beast Has Died

Atavachron

noun
A device used to prepare a time traveller’s cellular structure and brain patterns for survival in their selected time period.
Origin
Derived from atavus (ancestor) and khrónos (time).
Source
Star Trek: The Original Series

Starcrosser

noun
An interplanetary spacecraft.
Source
The Fifth Head of Cerberus

Vespcam

noun
A miniature video camera with the ability to hover in the air.
Origin
Derived from vespa (wasp).
Source
Embassytown