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digerati

(jargon)
(Or "digirati". By analogy with "literati" - people knowledgeable about literature) People knowledgeable about computers, "computer literate".

digerati

The "digital elite." The digerati are people who are extremely knowledgeable about computers. It often refers to the movers and shakers in the industry. Digerati is the high-tech equivalent of "literati," which refers to scholars and intellectuals, or "glitterati," the rich and famous. Digerati, "technorati" and "geekerati" are synonymous. See technorati, glasserati and Illuminati.
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Working with Lumia as a client, it quickly became clear that we needed to be part of the same team," said John Kampas, President of Digerati Group.
Digerati Technologies, soon to be renamed HD Energy Services, is a diversified holding company with operating subsidiaries in the oil field services industry and the cloud communications industry.
She became an inspiration to many, even to some Emiratis, who studied under her at the Filipino Digerati Computer Association, a Filipino organisation giving out free computer lessons and public speaking sessions to top Filipino students wanting to go beyond their intellectual limitations and educational reach.
USA Today wrote: "This incoming psychological snapshot of the Twitterati, digerati and average Joe could prompt a computer program interpreting the data at a hedge fund to place a trade without human intervention in an attempt to profit from the information".
Consider our invention, in the past 50 years, of delectables on the order of couch potato, mouse potato (a couch potato attached to a computer), digerati, dot-commer, hottie, humongous, slam dunk, sleazebag, and soccer mom.
Wired magazine, the digerati magazine published by the Newhouse family's Cond Nast, revealed earlier this month that while its iPad app last summer was selling 100,000 copies per month, recent sales have been more along the line of 30,000 copies.
Sion Simon, Minister for the Creative Industries, yesterday compared the city's digerati to the great industrialists of Birmingham's past, ready to take their position immortalised in gilded bronze, proudly comparing MacBooks on a plinth outside the registry office.
To achieve this milestone, the Detroit Regional Chamber worked with a team of volunteers from higher education and business to test the Web site tool and offer constructive feedback to the technical design team of Digerati, Media Genesis, Issue Media Group and the chamber.
The district was actually ahead of the curve on internal use of technology before he arrived in 2007, but Kundra's decision to use the district's IT office as a lab for data-driven civic participation led to some arched eyebrows--in a city where barely half the residents have home broadband connections, Kundra played unapologetically to the elite digerati, rather than the far larger group of people for whom XML sounds like a confusing shirt size.
In short, we would wield our knowledge like the hippest of the digerati.
Perhaps 100 digerati wandered through Thiel's sleek Marina District townhouse, chatting amiably over wine and canapes in rooms filled with up-to-the-minute abstract art.
I'm looking forward to continuing to build our relationships with global digerati.