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Most high-tech or low-tech characters

As part of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz, this website has had volunteers rate 1,750 characters on a 100 point scale from "high-tech" to "low-tech". This page lists the 25 characters whose average ratings were the farthest to either side. Because the scale is bipolar, it is reversable. For example, a rating of 1/100 for "high-tech" is the same as 100/100 for "low-tech". See the documentation for more information about how these ratings were collected.

Most high-tech characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
198.4711Tony Stark (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
297.76The Doctor (Star Trek: Voyager)
397.118Sandy Cheeks (SpongeBob SquarePants)
496.4105Abby Sciuto (NCIS)
596.496Penelope Garcia (Criminal Minds)
695.79Linda Montag (Fahrenheit 451)
795.5235Ed (Cowboy Bebop)
895.533Ava (Ex Machina)
995.511Viktor (Arcane)
1095.3101Felicity Smoak (Arrow)
1195.248Elliot Alderson (Mr. Robot)
1295.2124Cisco Ramon (The Flash)
1395.1219Bertram Gilfoyle (Silicon Valley)
1495.049Dr. Chan Kaifang (Space Force)
1595.028Nomi Marks (Sense8)
1695.022Data (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
1795.06Seven of Nine (Star Trek: Voyager)
1895.0154Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)
1994.7405Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
2094.7364Bruce Wayne (The Dark Knight)
2194.6300Lucius Fox (The Dark Knight)
2294.5117Dr. Harry Wells (The Flash)
2394.517Geordi La Forge (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
2494.423Optimus Prime (Transformers)
2594.321Genos (One Punch Man)

Most low-tech characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
194.116Chuck McGill (Better Call Saul)
293.5918Ron Swanson (Parks and Recreation)
391.4556Gollum (Lord of the Rings)
491.028Jerry Gergich (Parks and Recreation)
590.610Lloyd (Yellowstone)
689.820Patrick Star (SpongeBob SquarePants)
789.6361Barney Gumble (The Simpsons)
889.522Junior Soprano (The Sopranos)
989.3289Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham (Downton Abbey)
1089.2259Beryl Patmore (Downton Abbey)
1189.2294Charlie Carson (Downton Abbey)
1288.713Spike (The Land Before Time)
1388.755Brooks Hatlen (The Shawshank Redemption)
1488.757Ennis Del Mar (Brokeback Mountain)
1588.597Frank Gallagher (Shameless)
1688.2135Pete Martell (Twin Peaks)
1788.225Lillian Kaushtupper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
1888.1289Helen Seinfeld (Seinfeld)
1987.846Charlie Kelly (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
2087.825Paulie 'Walnuts' Gualtieri (The Sopranos)
2187.868Kenneth Parcell (30 Rock)
2287.4370Moe Szyslak (The Simpsons)
2387.335Cyndee Pokorny (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
2487.2315Morty Seinfeld (Seinfeld)
2587.131Mike McLintock (Veep)

Similar traits

The survey has 400 different descriptive scales that the characters can be rated on. This list is the 10 other scales that that have the highest correlation with high-tech<--->low-tech when aggregated at the character level.

  1. technophile (not luddite) (r=0.89)
  2. high IQ (not low IQ) (r=0.52)
  3. analysis (not common sense) (r=0.51)
  4. mathematical (not literary) (r=0.51)
  5. genius (not dunce) (r=0.51)
  6. cultured (not rustic) (r=0.49)
  7. specialist (not generalist) (r=0.48)
  8. city-slicker (not country-bumpkin) (r=0.47)
  9. urban (not rural) (r=0.47)
  10. modern (not historical) (r=0.46)


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