By Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow
When the Sony Walkman debuted in 1979, humans have been enthralled by way of the unconventional event it provided: immersion within the track in their selection, each time, at any place. however the Walkman was once additionally denounced as self-indulgent and antisocial-the crucial accent for the "me” new release.
In Personal Stereo, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow takes us again to the beginning of the equipment, exploring criminal battles over credits for its invention, its ambivalent reception in Eighties the US, and its lasting results on social norms and public area. starting from postwar Japan to the current, Tuhus-Dubrow tells an illuminating tale approximately our emotional responses to technological swap.
Object classes is released in partnership with an essay sequence in The Atlantic.
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Personal Stereo (Object Lessons) by Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow