The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation has released its nominees for its annual Luddite Awards. Recognizing “the worst of the year’s worst innovation killers,” this year’s crop includes everything from restrictions on car-sharing to bans on automatic license plate readers. But by referring to “AI…
Modern society is completely boxed-in by technology. It’s everywhere—in our pockets, in our lightbulbs, even our gardens. It makes our lives easier and we love it, but do you ever wonder if we really need all of it?
Today, let’s take a step back and have a quick reality check—what piece of modern technology do you use…
Despite what you see in numerous daily tweets and hear in everyday conversation, luddism is not wasn't a passive refusal to adapt to technology and join with to modern world. The real historical Luddites sought to understand technology, even as they attempted to resist it.
Bo Bergman, a 73-year-old Swedish man living in the quiet locality of Simlångsdalen (population about 500) is not reading this right now. This is because Bo Bergman really hates the internet. Like, a lot.
Dude, you don't use Instagram? What are you, some kind of Luddite? Believe it or not, Luddites aren't just people who cross their arms at, lag behind of, or turn up their nose at tech. Originally, they smashed it apart.
Major grocery chains like Albertson's are eliminating self-checkout aisles at their various locations because management claims they're too impersonal. What a crock. That's a polite way of saying some people are simply ill-equipped to use them efficiently.