Definitions

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  • n. A love of new technologies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. enthusiasm for new technology

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek τέχνη (tekhnē, "craft") and φιλία (philia, "friendship") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So Ballardian equals “picturesque, postindustrial decay,” “kinky technophilia,” and “perverted obsessions with celebrities.”

    Ballardian » The 032c Interview: Simon Reynolds on Ballard, part 2

  • Its content stacks, too, making us leapfrog from an inner-city culture of liquor to an Asian culture of technophilia to a culture of cheap porn -- that turns out to be a culture of fine film, all presented in a photo taken by a second-generation immigrant immersed in a culture of art.

    Gopnik's Daily Pic: Gems of FotoWeek DC

  • There is a militant sort of anti-militarism (which still celebrates the military), a certain blue-collar sensibility (perhaps derived from Cameron's truck-driving days), a consistent techno-skepticism (driven by technophilia), an environmental concern, and very strong female characters.

    William Bradley: The Common Threads of Avatar

  • In fact I'm more likely to think of it as a consequence of my minister father's technophilia that caused him to seek harmony between science and religion eg "archeology supports the old testament, science supports the Flood with a vapor canopy theory" and my mother's determination to be proud of us no matter what we became.

    My Short Class Autobiography, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The reason why I mention this is that it is an example of the impact of the growing pressure to technologize, speed up action, and quantify both the arts and education dealing with the arts, technophilia, if you will, applied to the arts.

    May « 2007 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Yet social networking and all manner of technophilia will continue no matter the clear impact on human mental and physical health.

    Is Social Networking Killing You? - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • It's a stunningly inventive, inquisitive 26th century noir thriller, oil-slippery in technophilia and resplendent in ultra-violence, and vibrating with fascinating questions about power, longevity, authority, artificial intelligence... and it's also surprisingly touching with exquisite prose.

    Richard Morgan's Altered Carbon

  • I'm not sure why I found this bit of necrotic technophilia so funny -- I should have seen it coming a long time ago.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Paul Ford's review-cum-rumination about Ellen Ullman's Close to the Machine touches on nearly every nerdc0re theme I can imagine: perpetual ignorance, Marxism and technophilia, pervy coders, code-as-speech, and the overclocked lifestyle.

    Boing Boing: February 2, 2003 - February 8, 2003 Archives

  • When I mentioned the pioneer spirit and technophilia of my grandmother at my wedding, 200 people saw her for a brief moment, and by some definition, she was there.

    9/29/03 I am the perfect

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