The Mystery of Aging And How to Keep Young Forever

Croix, Stephen St.
January 2005
Mix;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p20
The article comments on the desire of technological advancements in the audio equipment industry. In the mid-1980s, the industry was in the final stage of waiting and watching. Everyone waited with excited anticipation for the next model of whatever toy they already had. They hoped that it would address problems they were having and dared to hope that it would bring new features that would allow them to do things that were difficult or impossible with the existing models. Although, they understood the marketing concept of planned obsolescence, but generally believed that the limitations that the industry tolerated in the existing models were a function of the state of available technology.


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