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luddite

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Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking win Luddite award as AI 'alarmists'

The world's most famous visionaries, including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, are included in a "loose coalition" of experts blamed for artificial intelligence scare tactics.

By January 19, 2016

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Why you should watch 'Longmire,' a love letter to Luddites with a cowboy twist

Commentary: Now that Netflix has renewed "Longmire," CNET's Bonnie Burton tells you why you'll want to start binge-watching a crime drama about a sheriff who refuses to get a cell phone.

By November 3, 2015

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Google Glass Explorer program finally opens to public

After many months of hype, now anyone can pay $1,500 to be threatened by surly Luddite pub patrons.

By May 13, 2014

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Parents to son: No tech unless it was made before 1987

A Canadian family chooses to go Luddite in order to spend more time together and less time staring at screens.

By September 4, 2013

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MegaPhone iPhone dock for Luddites

Go super-duper retro with the MegaPhone iPhone amplifier. There are no batteries or cords, just a big ceramic horn to boost your iPhone's sound.

By November 9, 2011

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2012 Volvo C30 R-Design

The Volvo C30 is like your friend who is smart, stylish -- and a Luddite!

By June 7, 2012

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Skype now works with any home phone

Adapter allows you to sneak VoIP into the home of any Luddite--provided they have broadband. Landlines just got a boost.

By August 31, 2011

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Teletext is dead: Happy Christmas, luddites!

Today is Nate's birthday. To celebrate, Teletext is being switched off. A rubbish present if you ask us. But unfortunately it was just too much of a cash drain

By December 15, 2009

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iPad 2 with video-calling tipped for April release... by Elton John

Elton John claims to be a Luddite when it comes to gadgets, but he says he's buying a 'Skype iPad' this April so he can video-call his new son. Mere speculation, or does he know something we don't?

By February 7, 2011

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Why are doctors such Luddites?

They're quick to embrace new medical technology, but don't ask them to use a computer. CBSNews.com's Charles Cooper explores a generation gap.

May 20, 2009