high touch

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Possibly a term coined by John Naisbitt, from the second chapter in his book Megatrends in 1982.


high touch (plural high touches)

  1. Dealing with or interacting with a human being as opposed to transacting with computers or through high tech.
  2. Human interaction.
  3. Having a high awareness of human complexity, having empathy.



  • “Megatrends - Ten Directions Transforming Lives”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 2007-01-14
  • “high touch definition of high touch in computing dictionary - by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.”, in (please provide the title of the work)[2], accessed 2007-01-14
  • A whole new mind: why right-brainers will rule the future, by Daniel H. Pink, 2006, p. 51-52.