technosexual


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technosexual

a narcissist who loves his urban lifestyle and technological gadgets; one who has a fondness for computers, cell phones, PDAs, etc.; a metrosexual with strong interests in technology
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(118) See Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, The Tinder effect: psychology of dating in the technosexual era, GUARDIAN (Jan.
(11) Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, The Tinder Effect: Psychology of Dating in the Technosexual Era', The Guardian, 17 January 2014, <https://www.theguardian.com/media-network/media -network-blog/2014/jan/17/tinder-dating-psychology-techno sexual>, accessed 3 August 2016.
In this technosexual age where we are so busy with careers that we barely have time for ourselves, we seek validation that we are attractive and needed.
In Metropolis, Lang constructed the woman as a technosexual other, epitomizing male fantasies of control over female sexuality and technological change (Fechner, 2001).
Washington, Sept 30 ( ANI ): A 'technosexual' man has been living with a synthetic doll wife for the last 15 years, and believes that such a relationship is ideal for those who don't want to deal with "humans' inconsistencies".
DIY skills are becoming a lost art as "technosexual" men prefer to learn how to fix a PC than change a plug.
Parents who share Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings' belief that the absolute worst thing America's children could see on TV is a positive portrayal of a homosexual couple must confront this frightening fact: Plankton isn't gay; he's technosexual. His wife, Karen--the apple of his one and only eye--is a computer.
For the British case, see Susan Kingsley Kent, Making Peace: The Reconstruction of Gender in Interwar Britain (Princeton, NJ, 1993), 3; for Germany, see Janet Lungstrum, "Metropolis and the Technosexual Woman of German Modernity," in Women in the Metropolis: Gender and Modernity in Weimar Culture, ed.
However, the traditional relationship between the female and technology is one couched in the language of excess and otherness; the technosexual woman stands as a fearful force within masculine imagery.