Glossary of Terms
Ai - Artificial intelligence.
Proto Ai design programme for a Rig.
- Ai overseeing other managers
Nanotech mimicking biological forms.
- Encrypted message.
Flesh to Diamond - Complete
transition from biological to nanotech body.
- 1st generation nanotech spacesuit (pre Skin technology).
- Full transition to nanotech body.
A co-operative Ai system.
Integrated mood control via Skin sensors
- Sealed chamber for nanotech research and design .
Nanotech auxillary aerospace system.
- Semi-conscious software.
- Self-assembling package (for solar sail, wings, aeroshell etc.).
- Orbiting Sentinels - Surveillance satellites orbiting Mars.
- Authorisation for time in space.
Advanced nanotech space habitat suit
SkinForm - Precursor to Diamond: Symbiosis with a Skin.
Stories Two and Three
White Diamond Trash:
Personal, electric, air vehicle.
- Alternative (underground) internet resources.
- Unregulated competition for SkinForm users.
- Credit checker with real-time updates.
- Personal energy account.
- (N) Illegal (opensource) nanotech constructors.
- Full transition to nanotech body.
Hubot / Ai rights
of consciousness - HumanRobot equality (activist) movement.
- Restoration of land areas after mass movement to oceanic habitats.
Full time residents of a ShipCity habitat.
- Designation for first self-aware artificial intelligences.
Out of skin
- Ability to shed nanotech skin.
- Full time hedonists on universal income.
- Sexual favours for shared experiences.
(Post-Human) - Anyone who has gone Full Diamond.
- Self propelled oceanic habitat (upwards of one million inhabitants).
Single Stage To Orbit spacecraft.
Trans lunar injection (burn to leave Earth orbit and transit to the Moon).
link - Realtime link sharing vision and speech.
Decodeware - Software to decode
Diamond struts - Structural
carbon or reinforcement system (nanotech).
- Advanced nanotech flying rig (wing membranes + pulse jet).
- Hubot with changeable gender ability.
- Analogous robotic individual with Artificial Intelligence.
Legal relaxation additive.
- Autonomous resuscitation kit.
- Asteroid protection and diversion programme.
To be published soon
Storm Force Factor:
Airframe / Ducted
Airframe - Personal aerial transport pack.
- Chosen body design (real or virtual).
- Semi-sentient entity operating in Virtual Space.
- Uncontrolled cascade in universal design protocols.
Donors - Virtual parents (see:
Eastern Factors - Asian Pacific
First Transition - First
occupation of Virtual Space (22nd Century) Semi-legal.
- Unit for mass foglet production.
Foglets / Diamond
foglets - Universal nanotech assembly units.
- Common areas in Virtual Space.
- Conversion to full nanotech body.
- Property in Virtual Space.
Body in Virtual Space.
Being in Home Space.
Licence - Time stamp on a Bubble
Mainline - Major data channel.
- First Hubots to go Full Diamond. Arkuus.
- Interface to data channels.
AI running a property or facility in Virtual Space.
- Interface between Outform and Inform (see: virtual body).
New individual in Virtual Space / Pre-Embodied.
Body in real world (see: podpad).
- A foglet body for real world operation (Thred Agents).
- Parent / Provider of partial pattern of identity.
Secure space in real world for time in Virtual Space.
- Universal set of rules applied to design.
Real Space - Real World: Everything
not in Virtual Space
Secure / shielded property in Virtual Space.
- Shielded secondary body, with real time data link.
Provider of identity and property in Virtual Space.
Sub a link
- Subvocalise a conversation.
- Alien entity found on Mars by Arianne
- Dedicated design network
T.agents - Autonomous Ai entities hired for design work.
Virtual Space - Simulated world:
Everything not in Real Space.
Conditions in Virtual Space.