Creator and author of “Low-tech Magazine“, a blog that is published in English, Dutch and Spanish. Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution. Since 2007. Creator and author of “No Tech Magazine“. Short posts related to the same topics. Since 2009.
Writer for the DEMAND Centre at Lancaster University (UK), which researches energy demand as an outcome of social practices. Since 2016.
Co-creator of the Human Power Plant, an artistic project that investigates the possibilities of human energy production in a modern society. In cooperation with Melle Smets. Since 2017.
Co-creator of the Solar Powered Website, a project in cooperation with Marie Otsuka and Roel Roscam Abbing.
An innovative report on old technologies
An interview with Low-Tech magazine founder Kris De Decker
New technologies often come with harmful side effects, on both the ecological and psychosocial levels. Rather than putting the emphasis on novelty, Kris De Decker tries to address our human needs with…