"The Amish are steadily adopting technology — at their pace. They are slow geeks. As one Amish man told Howard Rheingold,
'We don’t want to stop progress, we just want to slow it down,' But their manner of slow adoption is instructive."



@tty this is a really fascinating article! They seem to have a pretty healthy relationship with technology that’s appealing in a way. One thing I don’t understand is that if they want to live off the grid, how can they use cell phones that rely on external network providers and monthly fees?

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@nleigh Yes, I agree about the seeming contradictions. There were some interesting and diverse comments about this (amidst the spam):

- kk.org/thetechnium/amish-hacke
- kk.org/thetechnium/amish-hacke

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