infomania


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infomania

(ˌɪnfəʊˈmeɪnɪə)
n
1. an obsessive need or desire for factual information
2. an obsession with keeping up to date with one's emails, text messages, etc
[C20: from info1 + -mania]
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Geckoboard, the data communication tool launched in 2010, has released a report on the cost of infomania.
In another research published by Nathan Zeldes and also quoted on the report, "for a typical knowledge-intensive company of 50,000 employees, Infomania causes a damage of about US$1 billion per annum".
As the sassy host of "That's Gay," a segment on Current TV's infoMania since summer 2009, writer-comedian Bryan Safi satirizes the media's treatment and representation of gay people and issues with viral-ready spoofs on hot topics ranging from the Chick-fil-A controversy to Logo's The A-List.
In her segment "Target Women" on Current TV's Infomania show, she dissects Bridezilla-style reality shows and commercials for bowel-moving yogurt.
He said: "We have found that infomania will damage a worker's performance by reducing their mental sharpness.
Dr Glenn Wilson, who carried out the study at the University of London, said: 'We have found that infomania, if unchecked, will damage a worker's performance by reducing their mental sharpness
The hypermedia interface of the Internet has been influentially criticized for lacking learning depth (Sven Birkits), for encouraging a tendency for infomania (Michael Heim) and as a means of inevitably superficial communications (Clifford Stoll).
Hazarika is available to provide 3rd party perspective across a range of issues related to Microsoft Outlook 2007 and the rising infomania ordeal.
Block Party's atmosphere, carefully orchestrated through the use of thematics, animation and special effects, is brought to life by eight unique areas and attractions: Power Grid, Virtua Alley, Soup'er Bloopers, Go Motion Pictures, Flippers, The Tube, Infomania and Alarm 'N Stuff.
These special cards can be purchased in any denomination at Infomania.