Technosexual


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A noun and adjective referring to a person with a strong aesthetic sense and love of technology
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11) Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, The Tinder Effect: Psychology of Dating in the Technosexual Era', The Guardian, 17 January 2014, <https://www.
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).
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.
A technosexual is someone whose most significant loving relationship is with a piece of technology.
Not every technosexual chooses a computer for a mate.
The SpongeBob braintrust provides additional aid and comfort to the technosexual cause by painting in depressing hues the lives of the show's only two regular characters who are heterosexual adults.
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.
Janet Lungstrum (1997)in 'Metropolis' and the Technosexual Woman of German Modernity, discusses the relationship between female identity and technology, asserting that 'the effect of technology has been to cast woman in a provocative pose, a position not unlike that of woman in the male imagination: she is the sex-machine locus of her creators' fear and fascination' (p.
Elliott 'simultaneously inhabits the excess of file female and the power of technology, becoming a self-constructed technosexual woman, refusing to be defined through a relation to either masculine fears or pleasures.
Lungstrum, having located the technosexual woman in Metropolis as powerful yet bound up with masculine fears and fantasies, refuses to dismiss her as a category, claiming that it remains a valid form for women through, 'the reappropriation, or recreation, by woman of her technosexuality .