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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Therefore, the main concern from Neo-Luddites is how to ensure that technology will solve human related issues such as socio-environmental ones without creating relatively dangerous issues such as global warming.
He is a neo-Luddite without being a Luddite, a technologist warning the world about technology.
non-expert) which are used to define the positions that some people hold as neo-Luddite, special interest or simply misinformed.
There are more Joes than there are Rogers, and that's fine if you're an anti-technology "Neo-Luddite" like writers Kirkpatrick Sale and Alexander Cockburn.
The cult of information: A neo-luddite treatise on high-tech, artificial intelligence, and the true art of thinking.
But my neo-Luddite cynicism about termination has more immediate causes.
It puts in its place efficiency, interest, and economic advance." Postman recoils at "neobilogical" metaphors: "The computer, it is implied, has a will, has intentions, has reasons - which means that humans are relieved of responsibility for the computer's decisions." In The Cult of Information: A Neo-Luddite Treatise on High-Tech, Artificial intelligence, and the True Art of Thinking (Univ.
And with my pal Pricey coming round for supper and an on-demand film tonight, there has never been a better time to embrace my inner neo-Luddite and defy the cyber tyranny of the algorithm.
The 24-year old singer, who used to be one of the music world's most prolific bloggers, said she renounced the popular social networking sites to become a "neo-Luddite".
In her last ever Tweet, Lily said she is now a "neo-Luddite".
While I have big problems with the neo-Luddite purist tendencies of this movement (and I ridicule them for their purism in the book), I do admire the way the eco-anarchists organize themselves by consensus, without authority or hierarchy.
This sensible view was rejected in favor of the neo-Luddite theory that a global police regime would be able to put the bio-weapons genie back in the bottle.