Luddite

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Luddite

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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There is a large part of me that prefers the direct simplicity of the original text but, in spite of the technophobe lurking just below the surface of my interaction with interactivity, I have to acknowledge that this is a really valuable resource that will be greeted enthusiastically by both teachers and pupils in the widest possible range of schools.
Speaking in a technophobe friendly, at times humorous, conversational tone throughout, it's one manual that is not a complete chore to read.
Mr Finnegan yesterday laughed off rumours linking him to the internet "Evil Cabal" blog, published under the pseudonym Tony Parrish, insisting he was incapable of being the blogger because he was a technophobe.
The 66-year-old self-proclaimed technophobe has somehow survived another year in the college basketball broadcasting business, about to work as a national TV analyst on his 32nd consecutive NCAA Final Four, the last 25 of them at CBS.
As a former school board member, a farmer and a self-proclaimed technophobe, Johnson's dedication to improved education portrays the most compelling evidence for securing this kind of program.
Even a technophobe like me found it irresistible, and an attendant was happy to demonstrate the pattern-making to a visitor in a wheelchair.
An experimental musical, called The Technophobe & the Madman, is to debut tomorrow (20 February) simultaneously at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and New York University, using Internet2 to carry the action in real time.
Schafer says he designed ScriptThing for writers who hate learning new programs, and certainly even a technophobe can be up and running instantaneously, given the software's logically organized environment, only three "mandatory keys," and almost no typing to input repetitive text like scene headings and character names.
Nicky and I joined the Duke of Kent for a tour of the company last week and, for a semi house-trained technophobe like me, it was utterly fascinating.
ANOTHER example this week of how much of a technophobe I am.