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abstract:As digital technology inevitably replaces print technology in the march of progress, it is fascinating to behold the combination of machine and person-skill sets that have gone into the traditional print medium. Why do I not have the same sense of nostalgia for the technical advances that have replaced other communication mediums - music, for example? Vinyl to 8-track, cassette to CD, walkman to iPod? (video frame below)

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March 27, 2012

 

 

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