12 Extremely Successful People Who Don't Use Technology
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12 Extremely Successful People Who Don't Use Technology

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 30 August 2013, 12:42 Hrs   |    3 Comments
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Bangalore: 98 percent of the U.S. homes have internet connection and 91 percent of people use cell phones. In such a scenario, isn’t it ironical that one among the top 10 richest persons in the world doesn’t use a cell phone? But the surprising thing is, he is not alone! Here are some highly successful people in the world who consider modern technology a taboo.



#12 Mikhail Prokhorov



The owner of a New York based professional basket basketball team; Brooklyn Nets does not use a cell phone and prefers hand written letters over e-mail, reports New York post. In an interview given to 60 Minutes this Russian billionaire said "I don't use a computer. We have too much information and it's really impossible to filter it."



#11 Warren Buffett



 According to the NBC news, the fourth wealthiest person in the world and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway does not own a mobile phone. When a reporter asked Buffet that, “does no computer on your table mean your office is completely computer free? “he replied humorously, “Not in my office. I'm working on the abacus now. And if I get that mastered we'll go to the multiplication tables.



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1: Very Interesting.
Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP),India
Posted by:Anumakonda - 31 Aug, 2013
2: Dear Sir / Madam, You have given this braking news. Actually, people using interent can do the work silently, but the people using cell phone are very careful for non-wastage of present time in hand and emphasize upon saving more time for productive business. To go/ reach to the usage level of the 91% using cell phone, the intenet providers or manufacturers should have facility to be conveinet them, those using cell phones, for providing fast services of internet from their basic location, otherwise in near future approx. 90% of the people of the world will be preferring to use cell phones.

At present, I am also using internet at my home, however I desire that the speed I am getting at my home should be received by in transit where I had mobile, because I will not be preferring in future to pick the leaptop up and go somewhere else, and in this case, there is no question desktop to do so. However, internet provider company should discover the unit which connect both the people together with one internet technology in hand of leaptop/ desktop users and cell phone users. Please note, many like me and my sons are also using desktop at home and the same is more suitable for us for business. However, this discovery is not made in the world to connect the internet users and cell phone users together, the cell phone selling companies will be on the top.


Kaushik T. Mistry
Posted by:Kaushik Mistry - 31 Aug, 2013
3: is it that their over mature egos don't permit them to learn the usage of gadgetry and to cover it up they don't use the gadgets???? perhaps!!!
Posted by:ravisankar - 30 Aug, 2013