Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to or characterized by the changes effected by modern advances in technology and electronics: the technetronic era; our technetronic society.

Etymologies

techn(ology) + e(lec)tronic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Before that, Brzezinski was executive director at the Trilateral Commission, a “New Ager” who envisioned a “technetronic society” in the United States.

    FEMA and the NSC | Letter Never Sent

  • In the emerging postindustrial technetronic societies, the emphasis is on pragmatism, information, democracy, as well as philosophical skepticism, politically institutionalized on the basis of relative social well-being and insulated psychologically from the relatively poor parts of the world.

    Out of Control

  • Brzezinski is describing a nightmare which he calls the "technetronic society" (the word like the concept is a pastiche of technology and electronics).

    A Special Supplement: Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals

  • …. only the simpleminded know for sure. master mind control by the technetronic elite … stay tuned, don't change that channel: nose-pickers with tainted rubberbands, sky falling, "wolf!", crocodile tears and those who love them, something reallllllllllllll bad gonna happen, booga booga booga …

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • Brzezinski defines the 'technetronic society' as, "a society that is shaped culturally, psychologically, socially, and economically by the impact of technology and electronics - particularly in the arena of computers and communications.

    GlobalResearch.ca

  • "The technetronic era involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society.

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