informationist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

information +‎ -ist. Informationist and informationism are first known to have arisen in the work of a group of Scottish poets in the 1994 book Contraflow on the SuperHighway.[1]

Noun[edit]

informationist (plural informationists)

  1. One who gathers, analyzes, interprets and uses information, possibly as a career.
  2. One who practices informationism.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Price 1993
  • The Informationist Discipline. Copyright © 1999-2005 Workhorse Systems Australia Pty Ltd. [1]
  • The informationists (Overview Contraflow on the SuperHighway), by Richard Price. 1993.[2]