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The Luddite Teens of NYC

  • S17E4
  • 22:05
  • February 20th 2023

Welcome back to the Tech for Good Live Podcast! We’re still experimenting with our new podcast format (thanks for being our guinea pigs, listeners!) where we take a deep dive on a topic with our guest. 

In this episode we’re joined by Westlake, one of the founders and creative director of Flannel & Blade and we are discussing the ‘neo-luddites’, a new wave of teens that seem to be turning their backs on their smartphones. We also take a quick look at some technology that is being used for good (for once!) with the Be My Eyes app.

Fay Schofield is your host and she is joined by Greg Ashton and Producer Paul.

Luddite Teens:

‘Luddite’ Teens Don’t Want Your Likes - When the only thing better than a flip phone is no phone at all. - New York Times

What is ‘neo-luddism’, the rejection of modern technology? . The Star (not that one) 

Apps doing good:

Be My Eyes 


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