Skip to comments.The Bold Italic: Let's Get Physical
Posted on 03/14/2012 12:54:46 AM PDT by thecodont
I never made a conscious decision to eschew digital in favor of the bygone days of simple machines and media. Its just who I am. I dont see the printed word as an anachronism in a world of Kindles and iPads. As an editor, books are my livelihood and my earliest and most prevalent passion. Vinyl is not the latest craze; it is the way I listen to music, a physical way of experiencing the auditory. And I still receive and send greeting cards to my grandmother in Mississippi.
I am not alone. This analog lifestyle has caught on in San Francisco, the heart of technology-centered industry, where you cant spit and not hit someone involved in a start-up. But the desire to return to original formats physical evidence of creativity is among us. So, cross over my friends; dip your toe into the pool because the water is fine.
Here is a list of a few locals that are serving as the impetus for the ever so growing analog conversion.
(Excerpt) Read more at thebolditalic.com ...
Article published March 13, 2012 - my posting goof-up.
A cry in the wilderness. The very appearance of pieces like this is a sign the machines have won. Reality is, for practical purposes, just a bunch of electrons at a point in time.
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