MAKE Asks: Obsolete Technology

Make: Asks is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other.

In the past two years I’ve recorded over fifty original mix tapes for my own personal enjoyment. I just can’t give up on a medium I love.

This week’s question: What obsolete technology or media do you still use on a regular basis, and why?

Post your responses in the comments section.


In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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