Luddite geeks: Stallman doesn't do the Web, Knuth doesn't do email

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You might expect misanthropic technophobes to be less than enthused about using the Internet, but it might surprise you to learn that two of the founders of the modern computer age are also unplugged. Richard Stallman, an open source advocate and founder of the Free Software Foundation, doesn't use the graphical Web -- if there's a Web page he really wants to see, he'll use the Lynx browser. And Donald Knuth, author of the seminal text The Art of Computer programming, hasn't used email since 1990. read more...

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