The Resource The revenge of analog : real things and why they matter, David Sax, (electronic resource)

The revenge of analog : real things and why they matter, David Sax, (electronic resource)

Label
The revenge of analog : real things and why they matter
Title
The revenge of analog
Title remainder
real things and why they matter
Statement of responsibility
David Sax
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Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A funny thing has happened on our way to the digital utopia: we find ourselves increasingly missing reality.In this spirited audiobook, David Sax has found story after story of entrepreneurs, artisans, and creators who make real money by selling real things. And they're not just local craftspeople, either. As paper is supposedly vanishing, Moleskine notebooks--a company founded in 1997, the same year as the dot-com boom--has grown into a large multinational corporation. As music supposedly migrates to the cloud, vinyl record sales were up over 50 percent in 2015, and generated almost $350m in sales. And as retail was supposedly hitting bottom, star Silicon Valley companies like Apple and Amazon are investing in brick-and-mortar stores.Sax's work reveals not just an underreported trend in business but a more fundamental truth about how humans shop, interact, and even think. He captures what you're missing when you can't find a good song in a vast iTunes library, or can't recall the details of an ebook you read; any simulation of a sight or smell or activity you experience in the real world is just that--a simulation. As you listen to this enlightening audiobook that seemingly simple observation gathers ever more weight.The success stories in this audiobook are eye-opening, even inspiring. You'll come away from this audiobook with a renewed sense of what it means to work, live, and shop. For anyone who has grown weary of overnight billionaires and social media market-disruptors, it is proof positive that there's another side of the story
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sax, David
Dewey number
306.3
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not applicable
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LC call number
HB615
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by David Sax
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Electronic commerce
  • Marketing
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Label
The revenge of analog : real things and why they matter, David Sax, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 22 min., 36 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781478971818
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unknown
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
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2e618ddb-6dc8-44a4-bacc-aa63db536491
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)964522712
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Label
The revenge of analog : real things and why they matter, David Sax, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
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Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 22 min., 36 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478971818
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2e618ddb-6dc8-44a4-bacc-aa63db536491
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)964522712
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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