Syllogomania

The technical name is syllogomania, from sylloge (“to collect”), but most psychiatric professionals call it compulsive hoarding. Like everyone else, compulsive hoarders have gone digital. Infohoarding may be the first psychiatric dysfunction born of digital age.

Read Downloading Is a Packrat’s Dream from WIRED and contribute to the Whats New Media Wiki article on “Syllogomania.”

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