Walkman Nostalgia

by MFA IXD July 1, 2009

From the BBC, 13-year-old Scott Campbell invited to swap his iPod for a Walkman for a week.The experiment left him relieved that most of the technological advancement in music happened before his time, difficult to imagine that a Walkman was ever state of the art. Although, “you can almost imagine the excitement about the Walkman coming out,” he says, “ as it was the newest piece of technology at the time.” Reflecting on the downside of digital choice, he remarks, “perhaps that kind of anticipation and excitement has been somewhat lost in the flood of new products which now hit our shelves on a regular basis.”

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