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a computer user who uses the internet

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Doctor Who was not alone in exploring themes of big business and man-verses-machine; series such as The Avengers (1961-1969) also touched upon them in 'The Cybernauts' (1965) and the 'Return of the Cybernauts' (1967).
Already, millions of cybernauts use chat rooms, weblogs, podcasting, and Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds.
President Fowler (James Cromwell)--who tellingly mispronounces foreign terms--is having a half-serious Def-Con exercise with his brain trust, including CIA director Cabot (Morgan Freeman), Ryan enjoys a nearly frat house atmosphere in a CIA office den with his fellow cybernauts.
The humor of this will not escape the attention of 22d century cybernauts as they reflect on the intellectual limitations of those in the previous century.
To search and explore best describes the mission of most cybernauts. When it comes to probing for general information on any subject, the usual suspects will do--Yahoo, Infoseek, Alta Vista, Lycos and the like.
Thus, 'In Night City' includes signifiers from William Gibson's Neuromancer, a science-fiction adventure that helped to integrate cyberspace into novel-writing territory,[18] since when film technique has familiarized and acclimatized audiences to the machine assimilation of human subjectivity to a degree that troubles some real world analysts: screen cyborgs, cybernauts, and self-programming (and therefore autonomous) computers are now staple representational fare, where forms of simulation routinely shape and transmit versions of the actual.
One finds statements made in quite different contexts, on how cybernauts experience `horizontal transcendence' and come to embody a `humanity reconciled with itself,' who should spread the glad tidings to all their unconnected fellows" (2000:111).
In practice, most were poorly drafted, resulting in fuzzy petitions that roll on and on endlessly through cyberspace, leaving trails of annoyed cybernauts.
Lest we become too complacent, Database `97 Tokyo is a wake-up call, or a reminder, for those cybernauts and information junkies who feel that "If it exists, it must be here in North America." That is simply not true.
The stock is small, with things like a fragrance oil burner, picture frame and china clock but they are asking for suggestions from cybernauts about what is needed.
In this brave new world, we surviving cybernauts are expected to work more quickly, more efficiently, and more productively than ever.
This fast-approaching reality, endlessly exciting as it may be to the cybernauts among us, represents confusion and white noise to millions of others.
Since last fall, when I wrote about how dancers can get plugged in to the Internet [see "Net Dance: Everything You Need to Know to Dance in Cyberspace," November 1995, page 74], there's been an explosion of dance-related sites on the World Wide Web--the segment of the Internet where cybernauts use special Web browser software to visit sites and view magazine-like pages of text and pictures, moving from page to page and site to site by clicking on hypertext links.