Day: June 3, 2017

Tech Terms: Cyber

A prefix used in a growing number of terms to describe new things that are being made possible by the spread of computers. Cyberphobia, for example, is an irrational fear of computers. Cyberpunk is a genre of science fiction that draws heavily on computer science ideas. Cyberspace is the non-physical terrain created by computer systems. Anything related to the Internet also falls under the cyber category.

Words that use the cyber prefix include the following;
cyber
cyber crime
cyber forensics
Cyber Monday
cyberbully
cyberbullying
cyberjockey
cyberlibel
cyberloafing
cybermediary
cybernetics
cyberprise
cyberpunk
cyberslacking
cyberspace
cybersquatting
cyberveillance
cyberpublisher
cyberbuck
cybernaut
cyberculture
cyberlawyer
cyberpublishing
cyberjournalist
cyberzine
cybersuicide

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