And, though their use may require a bit more time and elbow-grease, such old-fashioned but lo-tech coverings as lime-and-water whitewash and Colonial-era milk paints offer colors and textures that can't be found in modem coverings.
The process combines two (or more) possibly toxic precursors to produce benign end-products that are true wonders of modem chemistry, able to outlast their lo-tech and intermediate-tech predecessors by many times.
While expanded data and simulation modeling offer real benefits for land-use decisions, the costs suggest that decision makers need to carefully evaluate their short and long run objectives to see whether LO-TECH
or HI-TECH is the best approach for them and their watershed.
Our machine for the day was the Bullion Bars, a lo-tech
, old-fashioned AWP - amusement with prizes, to use industry parlance - with a 10p stake.
And I'm talking lo-tech
here, of the banging, twisting and scraping variety, rather than some computer wizardry, which I'm somehow happier with.
A conventional lead vocal mostly in Portuguese, against a backing of acoustic guitars aided by horns and strings and filled with strange little lo-tech
noises that might suit a late-Beatles arrangement.
IN a world of instant texting, emails and the wonders of the World Wide Web, it's a lo-tech
information service that has stood the test of time.
The company have a team of nosy boffins, headed by Dr Stephanie Couderc, who use hi- tech electronics and their own lo-tech
noses to check out the odours of all the materials used in their cars' interiors.
She works with what she describes as lo-tech
, mundane material such as house paint, plaster of Paris and discarded plastic.
THERE'S a contradiction at the heart of the MP3 versus CD argument - the lo-tech
old compact disk is still the cheapest, most convenient way of storing MP3 files.
THE original Trading Card Game is a lo-tech
version of the Game Boy game.