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low technology

simple unsophisticated technology, often that used for centuries, that is limited to the production of basic necessities
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The low-technology manufacturing industries consist of those industries that embody a low amount of technology, such as textiles, food products, wood and paper products, rubber and plastic products, basic metals and metal products, and other mineral products.
"It's a real mix of high-technology and low-technology.
Two new chapters are included in this 3rd edition and include research-based information on third and fourth stage labor facilitation, low-technology interventions, a complete analysis of directed versus spontaneous pushing, and additional information on massage techniques.
Spear phishing is a low-technology method and relatively simple to construct, yet it is still causing massive security breaches today.
The fractional logit estimations for exporter performance in the technology intensive and low-technology intensive firms are presented in Table 4 and 5.5 With respect to our main variable of interest, foreign ownership (FS), we find that the in the case of less-technology intensive sectors, foreign affiliation is found to have a positive and significant influence on the export behavior.
While India has built world-class industrial and software companies such as the Tata Group and Infosys Technologies Ltd., the defense sector is dominated by the state-owned companies and nearly 40 ordnance factories that provide mostly low-technology equipment, said Mrinal Suman, an adviser on arms procurement at the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Police arrested Salehi during an investigation into New Ansari, a money transfer firm that relies on couriers and other low-technology methods to move cash into and out of Afghanistan.
High and medium technology exports have accelerated in 2010, while low-technology exports declined.
It describes the impact of climate change on ecosystems and biodiversity, as well as human communities and lives; how ecosystems-based approaches can help the environment; the role of natural ecosystems as carbon stores and sinks; how effective conservation can contribute to low-technology, low-cost mitigation; and how integrating protection of natural habitats and management of natural resources into adaptation plans can contribute to cost-effective strategies for reducing climate change issues.
For example even though the setting appears to be a low-technology world where warriors challenge each other on foot or horseback using primitive weapons some of them wear polyester clothing a synthesized petroleum byproduct.
This book will show you a simple, no-cost, low-technology, energy-saving way to keep your harvest fresh all year long.
Gemeinschaft ("community") refers to a small, rural, low-technology, face-to-face community that is relatively poor and based on informal education at home.