from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who indulges in and desires information gathering and interpretation.
So here comes news of Borderlands, and infovore is very excited about it, which made me pay a bit of notice: it's co-op, it's a shooter, and it's 4-player.
I'm a stone infovore and this kinda Internet mishegas gives me a serious frisson of futurosity.
And yet, the browser is cast in the image of an infovore - and not a social being.
As an infovore and avid practitioner of continuous partial attention, my first impulse is to reach for a firehose and stick my head into the stream.
The place can get messy in a hurry and a messy home is no place for an infovore to dwell.