Francis Fukuyama is a senior fellow at Stanford University, discusses the pitfalls of the digital revolution that we are currently undergoing. It’s quite a good read so take a look!
After Dwayne’s Photo stopped processing Kodachrome, people started to think about the ramifications of their decision. Is analogue finally dead?
Well, not really, as Mr. Francis Fukuyama discusses in his enlightening article in the Wall Street Journal. He goes on length about the digital revolution and how it affected the quality of photography as well as music. Check it out as it’s a very, very good read!
Here’s an excerpt from the article:
Don’t believe the marketing hype of the techie types who tell you that newer is always better. Sometimes in technology, as in politics, we regress. This point will be brought home to lots of people when their hard disks crash and they find they’ve lost all of their photos of baby Tiffany forever. Photos of my children, by contrast, are safely stored in the closet in boxes of Kodachrome slides.