Tream

noun
A virtual reality scenario experienced via direct interface with the brain.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘transmit’ and ‘dream’.
Source
The Algebraist

Resimulation

noun
A reconstruction of a deceased person of historic note, created from their corpus of documented works.
Origin
Coined with allusion to reincarnation.
Source
Accelerando

Memcordist

noun
A person who makes recordings of their sensorium.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘memory’ and ‘recordist’.
Source
Central Station

Confliction

noun
A formal conflict within a virtual reality – i.e. one where the outcome matters beyond the confines of the battle environment itself.
Origin
Portmanteau of ‘conflict’ and ‘simulation’.
Source
Surface Detail

Deathday

noun
The anniversary of a person’s death, celebrated posthumously by a computer simulation of the deceased.
Source
Red Dwarf

Simex

noun
An implanted artificial memory, indistinguishable from lived memories.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘simulated experience’.
Source
Ghost in The Shell

Raspulescent

adjective
Of a simulated scenario: becoming ripe with political intrigue.
Origin
Presumed to be coined after the Russian historical figure, Grigori Rasputin.
Source
The Hydrogen Sonata

Holodeck

noun
A simulated reality installation.
Origin
Derived from ‘holographic’.
Source
Star Trek: The Next Generation

Grislesque

adjective
Of a simulated scenario: so complex as to cause horror or disgust.
Origin
Corruption of ‘grisly’.
Source
The Hydrogen Sonata

Simstim

noun
A recording or broadcast of the sensorium.
Origin
Abbreviation of ‘simulated stimulation’.
Source
Neuromancer