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One who has a love of or enthusiasm for technology, especially computers and high technology: "Other technophiles see genetic engineering as a route to growth that is almost without end" (Charles C. Mann).

tech′no·phil′i·a (-fĭl′ē-ə) n.
tech′no·phil′i·ac′ (-ăk′) adj.


enthusiasm for technology and the latest technological devices
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Noun1.technophilia - enthusiasm for new technology
enthusiasm - a feeling of excitement
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It is also difficult not to be accused of technophoria (an unrealistic belief in the power of technology to solve problems) when describing that opportunity cost.
For example, the Privy Council Office, the Public Service Commission of Canada and Revenue Canada appear to be standing back from the technophoria and asking fundamental questions: What is information management?