This is not a continuation of my accidental IT-Dark-Age series comprising this recent article and this older article. Although it relates somewhat. A techno-barbarian is someone who uses advanced technology, most often in a post-apocalyptic setting, without understanding the science behind the tech and/or is unable to replicate/repair the technology when it breaks down.

Thus, if you take the post-apocalypse out of the equasion, a löt (very metal umlauts here) of us are techno-barbarians when it comes to cars, computers, toasters…

I digress. Isaac Arthur has just released an excellent video discussing techno-barbarians and he explains it far better than I ever could, enjoy: