M.Leddy + analog   47

Postage due
From Zippy: where do you put the stamp? Inside or outside the envelope?
analog  comics  letters  mail  Zippy 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
A timely notepad
A Time Secretary, notepad and clock, as seen in the movies.
analog  film  paper  time 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Pen, notebook, cursive
A.O. Scott, New York Times film critic, keeping it analog.
analog  notebooks  paper  pens 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Non-metaphorical sharpening
John Dickerson: “School is starting again and I am sharpening my pencils. That’s not a metaphor. I am actually sharpening pencils.”
analog  pencils  supplies 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
The Lettermate
Yes, you could just put a piece of lined paper in the envelope to use as a guide, but why would you, when you can use a nifty tool instead?
analog  letters 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
“All this analog stuff next door”
Erik Spiekermann: “We have a dozen presses, lots of paper, lots of type, and I spend all my time looking at a fucking screen? It’s ridiculous.”
analog  digital 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
NYT morgue
“I’m about 10 years behind in my refiling.”
analog  NewYorkTimes 
april 2017 by M.Leddy
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An analog-world tool: Merriam-Webster’s Backward Index.
analog  dictionary  words 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
Paper, +1
Lucy Kellaway prefers paper calendars to digital ones.
analog  digital  paper 
november 2014 by M.Leddy
Naked City Rolodex
Is it really a Rolodex? This device might have to be called a rotational address-retrieval management system.
analog  NakedCity  supplies  television 
march 2014 by M.Leddy
Buehner’s Office Supply
“A window into a world where analog was king.”
analog  stationery 
april 2013 by M.Leddy
Print as the new vinyl
From an e-mail by an “industry insider”: “Long-term there’s no future in printed books.”
analog  books  digital  vinyl 
january 2012 by M.Leddy
Charles Simic on writing by hand
“[A] scrap of paper and a stub of a pencil are more preferable for philosophizing than typing the same words down.”
analog  handwriting  notebooks  paper  pencils 
november 2011 by M.Leddy
Young-adult letters
A Boston Globe article on young-adult letter-writers.
analog  dowdyworld  letters 
august 2011 by M.Leddy
Moleskine app
“To my mind, the design involves the same analog-to-digital mistake that Apple’s Notes app makes.”
analog  digital  iPad  iPhone  technology  writing 
april 2011 by M.Leddy
Digital natives and typewriters
“[A]s someone who remembers Eaton’s Corrasable Bond, the tedium of centering titles, the far greater tedium of retyping whole pages after dropping a line in transcription, and the sheer racket, I feel no nostalgia for the typewriter as an object of use.”
analog  dowdyworld  technology  typewriter 
april 2011 by M.Leddy
Solari e Tufte
Edward Tufte plans to repurpose Solari board as art
analog  art  digital  EdwardTufte  signage  trains 
january 2010 by M.Leddy
Solari board
Train station technology, click click click
analog  digital  signage  trains 
january 2010 by M.Leddy
Princeton students and the Kindle
“I hate to sound like a Luddite, but this technology is a poor excuse of an academic tool,” said Aaron Horvath ’10, a student in Civil Society and Public Policy. “It’s clunky, slow and a real pain to operate.”
analog  books  digital  reading  technology 
october 2009 by M.Leddy
"Tech-free classrooms"
"A study published in the April issue of British Educational Research Journal found that 59 percent of students in a new survey reported that at least half of their lectures were boring, and that PowerPoint was one of the dullest methods they saw."
analog  college  digital  education  PowerPoint  technology 
july 2009 by M.Leddy
No gadgets
Tech execs who eschew gadgets
analog  digital 
may 2009 by M.Leddy
Vladimir Nabokov's index cards
Excerpts from Pnin, Pale Fire, and the Foreword to the screenplay of Lolita -- and two photos
Nabokov  indexcards  paper  writing  analog 
march 2009 by M.Leddy
Five pens
Parker T-Ball Jotter, red ballpoint, Faber-Castell Uni-Ball, Montblanc, Pelkan: for National Handwriting Day
analog  pens  stationery  writing  writinginstruments 
january 2009 by M.Leddy
"[T]he shade-tree problem"
On the disadvantages of instant access to information
analog  digital  paper  technology 
november 2008 by M.Leddy
Thinking with pens and pencils
Dutch psychologist Christof van Nimwegen has written a dissertation arguing that pens and pencils are crucial in the development of creativity and intelligence.
analog  digital  pens  pencils  technology  writing 
october 2008 by M.Leddy
Writing, technology, and teenagers
Thoughts on a report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project
analog  digital  handwriting  technology  writing 
april 2008 by M.Leddy
iPhone alternative
A Moleskine Pocket Planner!
Moleskine  analog 
june 2007 by M.Leddy
"Analog geezer"
New York Times article on the survival of cassettes
december 2006 by M.Leddy
Volume control
On the superiority of analog design
analog  design  digital  technology 
july 2006 by M.Leddy
Writing by hand
For students, on the benefits of handwriting
handwriting  technology  writing  analog  lifehacks 
march 2006 by M.Leddy

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