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The Best Thing I Learned At SXSW Was From the Unabomber By JENNA WORTHAM The best thing I learned at this year’s South by Southwest came from the unlikeliest of sources — a techno-skeptic and professor of philosophy who says he believes that technology is ruining modern society.
Freedom Club [the Unabomber, Theodore Kaczinski] 1. The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race.
© 2005 Paul Cooijmans FBI sketch of the Unabomber Introduction The Unabomber, real name Theodore (Ted) Kaczinski, committed sixteen bomb attacks from 1978 to 1995, killing three and injuring twenty-three persons.
Theodore John " Ted " Kaczynski ( pron.: / k ə ˈ z ɪ n s k i / ka- ZIN -skee , or ka- CHIN -skee ; Polish : Kaczyński , pronounced [kaˈt͡ʂɨȷ̃skʲi] ; born May 22, 1942), also known as the " Unabomber ", is an American terrorist , mathematician , social critic , and Neo-Luddite . [ 2 ] Between 1978 and 1995, Kaczynski engaged in a nationwide bombing campaign against modern technology, planting or mailing numerous home-made bombs , killing three people and injuring 23 others. Kaczynski was born in Chicago, Illinois, where, as a child prodigy , he excelled academically from an early age. Kaczynski was accepted into Harvard University at the age of 16, where he earned an undergraduate degree, and later earned a PhD in mathematics from the University of Michigan . He became an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley at age 25, but resigned two years later.