Definition of Technophile
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈtɛknəˌfaɪl/
- British English – /ˈtɛknə(ʊ)fʌɪl/
- Plural: technophiles
- Technophile is the opposite of technophobe, example of which is a neo-Luddite.
- A technophile has (noun) technophilia and exhibits (adjective) technophilic behaviors.
- digital divide
- culture lag
- planned obsolescence
- technological diffusion
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “technophile.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 20, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/technophile/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
technophile. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/technophile/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “technophile.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 20, 2021. https://sociologydictionary.org/technophile/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“technophile.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 20 Oct. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/technophile/>.