noun: A theory describing a phenomenon whereby an individual or group/demographic has fallen so far behind in their understanding of technology that it presents a survival risk for them in going about their day-to-day life. The theory stipulates that those exhibiting the characteristics of Technological Darwinism fall into over-50 and under-50 individuals, the net population effect of the two age groups being a moron-equilibrium. The key here is societal influence. Technological Darwinists will continue to lose power and influence in society, thereby drowning them out of both culture and history. They will eventually 'go extinct' insofaras losing the respect of their families, peers, and countrymen.more...
Emerging research suggests a cure for the phenomenon and experimentation is presently underway, aimed at extracting this youth-essence from the young and transplanting it into the aged, reference: stem cell research. The cure is near, yet every day thousands of Technological Darwinists order scores of counterfeit youth-essence pills via spam and phishing emails from Chinese hackers.
Interesting corollary found in the idea that as the level of technology grows at an ever-increasing rate, the amount of effort required to be tech savvy will increase at a similar rate.
The traits they exhibit do not benefit their survival in a technologically controlled environment.
Contextual reference first presented by R.M. ...
Technological survival of the fittest, or in this case, the top-of-the-line models.
My AMD athlon 64 pwns your AMD Athlon 2400+ anyday.