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A portmanteau term (telecommunication + informatics). Broadly, communicating at a distance using computers. In a narrower sense, the phenomenal experience of such communication (see telepresence). A telematic society or culture is one in which the computer is the primary medium of communication. See also cyberspace; email; surfing; virtual reality.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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