| 1985 B. Sterling Schismatrix (1986) 268
||Lobsters were creatures of the vacuum, faceless posthumans, their eyes and ears wired to sensors woven through the suits. Pilot never ate. He never drank. The routines of his body were subsumed within the life-supporting rhythms of his suit.
| 1985 B. Sterling Schismatrix 26
||I've met many borderline posthumans in my day, but never one of you.
| 1986 D. Moffitt Second Genesis 321
||He smiled at Mim and squeezed the hand clasping his. Methuselah pressed against his leg. Humans and posthumans drew closer together to share an ancient tribal comfort.
| 1991 Extrapolation Fall 279
||The posthuman becomes, to use the title from Anthony Burgess's 1963 protocyberpunk novel, a clockwork orange.
| 2002 C. Stross in Asimov's Sci. Fiction Feb. 18
||Manfred is a core team member; losing him at this point could be more than embarrassing. Besides, he's a friend—as such things go for posthumans.
| 2002 D. Danvers Watch xviii. 293
||But he's no android. Anchee is a post-human.
| 2003 A. M. Steele The Madwoman of Shuttlefield in Asimov's Sci. Fiction May 70
||A Savant: a posthuman who had once been flesh and blood until he'd relinquished his humanity to have his mind downloaded into cyborg form, becoming an immortal intellect.
|2006 N. Asher Polity Agent xv. 363
||The reality, he felt sure, was that the AIs were the genuine post-humans.