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1. A person who uses a virtual reality system: "Equipped with data goggles and a data glove, the virtual reality cybernaut moves through data landscapes as if they were physically located within that space" (Cathy Waldby).
2. A person who uses the internet.

[cyber- + -naut (as in astronaut).]


a person who is an expert in or uses the internet a lot
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Noun1.cybernaut - a computer user who uses the internet; someone who explores cyberspace
computer user - a person who uses computers for work or entertainment or communication or business
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Capital Dynamics is also the parent fund of Sequoia Capital, IDG Capital and Cybernaut Fund.
Further, the sponsors of the bank introduced M/s Cybernaut Investment Group of China as a potential investor.
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The incubator currently houses a range of game-developing companies including Retro Affect, Robot Loves Kitty, Skymap Games, SimQuest, Cybernaut Systems, Studio Grash and Super Stache Studios.
I am not sure whether the networked rural cybernaut is more or less integrated into the matrix of networks, or which networks matter most in different places, but it is clear that the network society has thoroughly penetrated life in almost all but the most remote places.
The Chinese investor group, Cybernaut Investment Group (CIG), was unable to establish a bonafide profile in spite of a reasonable time limit to do and as such, their request was declined on 27th April 2015.
Within this context, for a ISP to be condemned for contributing to the commission of copyright infringements through the service he provides it is indispensable that there is a direct infringer, which means that it must be proven that a video, a book, or a video game was placed in the web by a cybernaut and copied by others thanks to a web site without the express authorization of the owner of the video, the book, or the video game.
Whereas Evy reads Vera's appropriation of Native American rituals as an attempt to claim authenticity, Adina's online "Mohican" personality empowers her to move between the identities of cybernaut and Czech girl.