Low-Tech


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Low-Tech

1. Describing any technology in use prior to the Industrial Revolution.

2. Describing any technology that is no longer the latest available. For example, fax machines may be considered low-tech compared to e-mail. However, low-tech tools and technologies may still be usable and profitable. To continue the example, fax machines are still sold because they are still useful.
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LOW-TECH AT TIP SHEETS: of the whole support system for individuals with learning disabilities to navigate hurdles within their learning community.
In short, low-tech solutions give us a lot of bang for our buck.
So this `Boheme' will be low-tech but with a high concept.
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We need businesses that specialize in high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech," says Thomas.
There are no texture taboos, so you can get all match,/with nylon on nylon or go the non-uniform route by pairing high-tech nylon with low-tech hand knits, mohair.
This design approach substitutes a piece handling conveyance and sortation system directly linked to pack out stations for the mobile carts and picking into totes employed in the low-tech design.
True, the firm has computers and utilizes some of the latest software programs, but the animation it does is noticeably low-tech and people creating it are more artists than tech-heads.
And whatever happened to plain old low-tech proofreading?
Cellular telephone and PCS fraud can be divided into low-tech fraud and high-tech fraud.
This national database lists information for more than 22,000 products for people with disabilities, from low-tech to high-tech.