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AReady1-Apr-20 23:57
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Wow great post, congrats!

I wanted to reply yesterday but my 40EU/month ADSL from Vodafone Italy is completely unusable in the evening, the provider can't handle the incresead traffic due to covid emergency (young people stay at home watching netflix instead of going out)

Regarding the 1st part of your comment about converting infinite scale signals into finite entities (digits) I guess it's all about resolution. If the converter has more resolution than our senses can perceive than there is no difference between digital and analog, that can apply to color or sound fidelity for example.

My original comment however was more about the "feeling" you get while using a device. With analog devices I could get more physical feelings. When I was a teen in the 80s I had a great experience listening to my pocketable analog stereo radio on my bed using over-the-ear headphones (same as 1st walkman model) . The tuning wheel was so precise and sensitive I could feel like almost catching the waves with my fingers, If I heard a nice song a bit disturbed I could easily adjust the quality by moving a bit the radio in my hands. Overall I could listen a sound full of juice and with wide open stereo, yes maybe a bit of background white noise but overall I got very good vibes and feelings. Current pocketable devices sounds dull in my opinion and the interaction gives no "physical" feelings. It's difficult to describe but I hope you understand what I mean.

Another pleasent "analog" experience I forgot to mention is car A/C. Until early 2000 you could find cars with manual A/C, that is you tune the temperature with a mechanical wheel. I loved that because I could fine tune the temperature based on my physical feeling and I could do it while keeping my eyes and focus on the road. Today you have touch screen UI where temperature is chosen by clicking a touch screen icon '<' or '>' and it increments the desired temperature number to 20, 21, etc. with a stupid sensor placed who knows where that decide instead of me how much cool air to pump in. When you click the icon you risk an incident because your eyes and focus go on the touch screen 😱 Car assistant can help but once I rent a car that suddenly started to talk French for a software bug 😱

Even my Philips razor and hair cutter are now digital with touch screen interface, lcd displays and sealed li-ion batteries and often they don't do what I want. The razor software switch now randomly doesn't turn on so I bought a low cost double AA battery razor with analog switch. Such a relief! Damn you just need to turn on and off a rotating blade, why to throw in all that digital sh*t?

What I want to say is that digital has certainly brought us many great things but there are some areas where analog was simpler, more effective and pleasant. I guess Jamiroquai anticipated this with "Virtual insanity" song.

So I hope that when this digital fever will be over some good sense analog electronics will come back
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