Think of how many people are so afraid of their PCs that they only do the bare minimum with them and never venture into unknown territory because theyâ€™re afraid of â€œbreakingâ€ their computers. How many of them recently bought iPads and have become much more confident and adventurous with usage and applications, since Apple tricked them into thinking that the iPad isnâ€™t a computer?
(I don’t want to fix mine, either.)
I love the term that Marco has coined in his title. Luddites rejected technology on (religious) principle, and I’d love to reject unnecessary complexity with the same fervor.