low-tech low-tech

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not involving high technology

Usage(s):

  1. Back to school doesn't have to mean a return to the low-tech world of notebooks, textbooks and ballpoint pens.
  2. Without a cure for Alzheimer's in sight, patients and caregivers rely mostly on low-tech solutions like Post-It notes, singing groups and photographs.
  3. Back-to-school doesn't have to mean a return to the low-tech world of notebooks, textbooks and ballpoint pens.

News

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton Will Announce Their Baby's Birth in a Really Low-Tech Way

    The British royal family has really embraced technology over the years and now makes most of its important announcements via messages on Facebook and Twitter. However, the family will make the most important announcement -- the arrival of Prince William and Duchess Catherine's baby -- in a decidedly low-tech way.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via omg!

Quotes

  1. "The conflicts are challenging the current set-up of low-wage, low-tech manufacturing, and may catalyze the transformation of China's industrial sector," said Yu Hai, a sociology professor at Shanghai's Fudan University.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Yu Hai Source: The Associated Press

  2. "My preference would be something simple and low-tech," Pryor said. "I've heard a lot of different ideas over the last few days, but the bottom line is those folks were asleep when this happened and even if they had gotten a radio signal down...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Mark Pryor Source: The Associated Press

  3. The attacks, Kelly added, also "represent a shift in tactics toward low-tech weaponry and a coordinated effort by a small group of men."
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Raymond Kelly Source: FOXNews

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