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Analogue music enthusiasts configure a modular synthesizer at the Revision festival in Saarbrücken, Germany, March 2016. DPA Picture Alliance/Alamy Stock Photo

Hard work and happy accidents: why do so many of us prefer ‘difficult’ analogue technology?

We have spent a decade researching what’s behind the extraordinary revival of vinyl records, film cameras and other ‘old school’ technology
The time we invest in our digital lives is time we don’t get back. But, it’s not impossible to knock your digital-dependance - and the holidays are the best time to start. SHUTTERSTOCK

A month at sea with no technology taught me how to steal my life back from my phone

As the head of a media and communications program, my life’s digital-analogue balance was off. Four weeks at sea with no devices refocussed my views – even on things that had been there all along.
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The enduring appeal of analogue in a digital world

Everyday objects with network connections that can collect and share data or be remotely controlled – the Internet of Things – promise to transform the way we interact with the world around us by fusing…

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