antirube


antirube
n.
A sophisticated computer user, particularly a user willing to be among the first to adopt a new technology.
Example Citation:
"[Computer industry] customers are shamed for not being sophisticated enough to recognize that at some unspecified point in the future, the industry will perfect its latest technology and a need for it will reveal itself. While it is shaming rubes, it's also abusing the early adopters of technology — the antirubes." — Geoffrey Rowan
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