technophile


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technophile

A person who enjoys learning about and using computers and high-tech gadgets. See technophoria, computerphile, hacker and dweeb. Contrast with technophobe.
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Already a fringe community of technophiles in what's known as the quantified-self movement have been equipping their bodies with sensors, pedometers, even implanted glucose monitors.
It really reflects the fact that I'm juggling several projects at once and that as a technophile I tend to accumulate papers and never look at them again.
Perhaps Arthur is too much of a technophile to do what Marx did and look not just at the "forces of production" but also at the "relations of production": the combination of class struggle, clashing of economic interests, politics, psychology, and pure human orneriness that, for Marx, defined how innovation would develop as much as or more than the autopoietic inner play of technology.
Figures including broadcaster and technophile Stephen Fry, Culture Secretary Andy Burnham, Business Secretary Lord Mandelson and Sly Bailey, chief executive of Trinity Mirror, were also discussing the UK's place in a global digital economy at the British Library in London.
There are even some slick technophile options available that everyone can appreciate, such as the Ford SYNC voice-activated communications/ entertainment system and SIRIUS Travel Link, which provides real-time traffic conditions, weather and local fuel-price info.
The major global social bookmarking websites draw very heavily on a technophile demographic.
We've tried to include something for everyone in this edition, tools that can be used whether you are young or old, a technophobe or technophile, have lots of time to be involved or only a very few hours.
Until the equipment becomes more affordable or regional theatres score technology grants of their own, schools will continue to be vital playgrounds for technophile auteurs.
He said: "I'm a real technophile so although I was switching from manufacturing, I took to computers straight away.
From the newest generation of video game consoles to the latest MP3 players, our selections will please everyone from the technophile to the inner child.
"I'm a bit of a technophile, and I've listened to podcasts for a year now, mainly using them as time-shifted radio," says Stephen Maddock.
As a technophile, I like to attribute it the invention of tools having an intrinsic awareness of time.