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A term for workers in the early 19th century in Britain who opposed the Industrial Revolution because increased mechanization was changing the economy
and leaving them without jobs
. The term has come to mean any person who opposes technological changes, especially those that impact the economy.
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Administrators who must make budgetary decisions are placed in a difficult position but invariably opt for a technological solution, because they do not wish to appear to be reactionaries or Luddities
and because they want to make every applicable resource available to their clientele.