A Low-Tech Celebration

The people of Huddersfield, England are looking at how best to celebrate the famous group that lived there 200 hundred years ago—the Luddites, who murdered mill owners and smashed machinery because the new technology threatened their livelihoods. The town is considering  building a museum, adding a heritage trail, and erecting a commemorative plaque. Just don’t expect any interactive exhibits, re-creation videos posted on YouTube, Facebook pages for the event, or any tweets while it’s in progress. You might, however, be able to receive a letter describing the activities sent by carrier pigeon.

Category: Uncategorized Comment »

Leave a Reply

Back to top