You’ve Got Luddites All Wrong

Vice, on the difference between a technophobe and luddite. I’d consider myself neither, having embraced just about every new technology / service over the years, but these days I’m far more cautious and pragmatic.

“Which is to say, stop calling people who caution about the deleterious effects of Google Glass ‘Luddites’. Stop applying the label to anyone who hates social media. Stop thinking of Luddites as dopey old-timers who get frustrated that they can’t program the DVR. Instead, perhaps, step away from the scolding modern mythology”

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