Digital Nostalgia: It’s Value and Cultural Role

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Gen Alpha today will only hear the painful squeals and squawks of a dial-up modem in old video and audio clips. They’ll never know the experience of eating ones dinner while the news website downloaded into a clunky old browser. For Gen X a memory we often tell as tales to our kids. This is a form of digital nostalgia.



Giles Crouch | Digital Anthropologist

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