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The Cyberian Network — Data Panel
|Definition||Secretive cyberspace empire|
|Symbol||A mirror sphere with electronic digits|
|Founded||Varies according to the account; from 1400 - 3400 a.t|
|Psyche, Art, Culture||Metapsychology: Explorative of the phase space of mental, phenotypic and environmental form. Anti-solipsist, pro-interventionist.|
Culture and Art: Anything digital, virtual, or simulated goes.
Language: A number of specific protocols are used.
|Territory and Population||Current Territory: A huge number of distributed virch universes along the main population centers of the Inner Sphere and more centralised outer volume regions. Two thirds of computronium used to run virches are leased as enclaves within other empires, includes everything from matrioshka subunits to time-shared biont brains.|
Capital: None known
Other Important Systems: The so-called the Cyberia Sphere, a cluster of populous and highly automated planets and computronium megastructures and dyson nodes in the vicinity of Arcturus.
Current Core Population: Unknown, estimated in the hundreds of quintillions however merging/forking and temporary use of group minds prevent an accurate census.
Population Breakdown (est.): >99.9999% virtual, high majority AI/alife (uploads minority). Embodied cyberians are mostly in the form of temporary bodies.
|Government and Administration||Government: Hierarchical aicracy under Maya known as the Mirror court. Local customs highly diverse.|
Administrative Divisions: A large number of cybercosms and virch universes.
National Holidays: None (left to indigenous virtuals).
Constitution: None known.
|Economics and Infrastructure||Currency: Partitioned computing power and processing sharing are believed to be used. |
Major Industries: Computronium design and construction, virch templates, digital creations, sentient and subsentient codescripts, databases, information handling systems, software of any kind.
Major Stargate Nexi: A large number of standard wormhole links include dedicated high bandwidth cyberian channels.
Military Expenditures: percent of GDP: not applicable