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

  • Keith
    Jan 05, 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...

  • hedgehog
    Jan 16, 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...

  • TJ Wilson
    Dec 09, 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Satyajit Chetri
    Dec 31, 2016

    Last book of the year!...

  • Steve
    Jan 06, 2017

    This was interesting book because it presented a counter to the current view that suggests that the Digital revolution is the future, and it's only a matter of time for the old analog technology disap...

  • Bram
    Oct 17, 2016

    First half is basically case studies of analog startups — interesting enough, but the second half is really where it picks with "The Revenge of Analog Ideas." There, Sax starts to take a look more a...

  • Joshua C Liston
    Nov 25, 2016

    A fascinating yet never boring work, with a strong underling premise: "that which is new or technologically 'advanced' is not necessarily better than the analogue alternative." Ever since I saw loads ...

  • Sabrina
    Dec 16, 2016

    Rating: 5/5 for being an intriguing read on the resurgence of analog products and cultural staples.A month or so ago, I decided to answer Kelly Jensen’s clarion call to read more nonfiction. While s...

  • 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 ...

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