"he still dreamed of cyberspace, hope fading nightly. All the speed he took, all the turns he'd taken and the corners he'd cut in Night City, and still he see the matrix in his sleep"
Cubic honeycomb
Public DomainCubic honeycomb - Credit: Tomruen

Through Neuromancer, concepts of cyberspace and 'the matrix' entered the popular imagination.

William Gibson coined the term cyberspace to describe the 'mass consensual hallucination' data streams of networked computers.