Technosphere
[1] An expanding sphere of civilization/technology, spreading outwards using von Neumann Probes or simple colonization. Judging from how most life behaves, it will gradually restructure matter and energy inside itself in various ways.
[2] The totality of AI-ruled space.
 
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    Generally, the part of a — usually nanoindustrialised or nanodeveloped — world (or more rarely habitat) that is pervaded or saturated by nanodevices — the realm of nano-interaction. Typical angelnets for example constitute a nanosphere.
 
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Text by Mitchell Porter in Anders Sandberg's Transhuman Terminology

Initially published on 09 January 2002.