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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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Boiled down, she makes two arguments: First, high-tech people have no right to attack government since their industry would not have existed without government funding.