informationalism

/ɪnfəˈmeɪʃənəlɪzəm/ (say infuh'mayshuhnuhlizuhm)

noun
a social paradigm that is reliant on new and highly sophisticated technology that provides the free flow of information at speeds not previously possible; linked to the notion of a post-industrial society.
{informational + -ism}
informationalist, adjective, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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