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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Even before the mainstream internet, we were already confronting Too Much Information--and hearing about it ad nauseum (See also: infoglut, data smog, infobesity, intoxication, infomania, dataholism, etc.
But the most telling symptom of this form of infomania is that it is demanding.
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.
Recently I was watching infoMania (it's on Al Gore's Current TV, so you can be forgiven for not knowing about it), and a segment came on about one of the Kardashian women.
In her segment "Target Women" on Current TV's Infomania show, she dissects Bridezilla-style reality shows and commercials for bowel-moving yogurt.
La infomania conserva nexos visibles --y comprobados en laboratorio-- con la reduccion drastica del coeficiente intelectual.
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
He said: "We have found that infomania will damage a worker's performance by reducing their mental sharpness.
3) The background to much of our infomania is the need to (and to be seen to) control.
br) e Infomania, que producen discos compactos con varias revistas a precios bajos para los paises tropicales (Gibbs 1995), Scholarly Publishing y Academic Resources Coalition SPARC (www.
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.