The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter
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The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter

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The more advanced our digital technologies, the more we come to realize that reality rules. Davi.......

Title:The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1610395719
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:304 pages

    The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter Reviews

  • hedgehog
    Jan 04, 2017

    1.5* rounded down. Focusing each chapter on a specific company helps narrow the focus on larger industries to useful, specific anecdotes, but has the unfortunate effect of sounding like breathless adv...

  • Keith
    Jan 04, 2017

    This is a fascinating examination of aspects and products that we tend to consider over and done with in the digital age. Turns out some things might have more longevity than we think. Author Sax divi...

  • Elena
    Feb 28, 2017

    The personality of the author (sensed through his comments) was close to unpleasant. I managed to go through about 1/2 of the book and returned my digital audio file back to the library as soon as i r...

  • TJ Wilson
    Nov 17, 2016

    I have been waiting for a book to come out that says exactly this. I couldn't believe people are still doing film, but when I googled "lomography," I can see why. And I can see "happy accidents" with ...

  • Michael Hyatt
    Jan 24, 2017

    My personal involvement in the digital revolution made me extremely interested when I encountered journalist David Sax’s book, The Revenge of Analog. He follows the trend away from digital in severa...

  • Darcy McLaughlin
    Jan 16, 2017

    Revenge of Analog is an interesting book that has a lot to like, but isn't without flaws. I'm glad that Sax explains early on that the book isn't necessarily an "anti-digital" book, and he recognizes ...

  • Darren
    Oct 11, 2016

    Wow! A fascinating book for a modern-day digital junkie who remembers (a lot of) the analogue past and still keeps a lot of analogue material in his life. This book is an appreciation of the analogue ...

  • Jeff Anthony
    Mar 12, 2017

    This book would make a great article in the New Yorker, or the Sunday NYT magazine. Just the intro, a few paragraphs from the 1st chapter, a few paragraphs on education/tech failure, and a good bit fr...

  • Joseph Rizzo
    Dec 05, 2016

    I love this book, this hardcover paper and ink printed book. This is a look into many of the industries that have been disrupted by the digital revolution. Much to my surprise, it lays out some surpri...

  • Satyajit Chetri
    Dec 31, 2016

    Last book of the year!...

About David Sax

David Sax

David Sax is freelance writer specializing in business and food. His writing appears regularly in The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Saveur, The Grid Toronto and other publications. His first book, Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen, was a Los Angeles Times bestseller. Sax’s work has also won a James Beard Award for Writing and L