Reading Formats and Device Settings

Neali Helms
2 min readDec 4, 2020

Digital Media Convergence — Chapter 11

Now I know what you’re thinking.

“Neali, haven’t you already went off on a tangent about this before?”

Yes, yes I have (to read that, check out my other blog titled “Media: Out With the Old, In With the New”).

However, that is what this chapter focuses on, therefore, we must have the conversation again (perhaps I should’ve read ahead).

To start, I almost miss the days of analog. I may have been much younger and. not using all types of analog technology by myself, but I digress. I spent a majority of my childhood using these kinds of technology.

However, as I got older, these forms became obsolete by the time I was 10. Funnily enough, though these current forms of technology are more difficult, I find them much easier to use. It’s funny how even babies can figure out how to work an iPhone in 10 minutes flat!

I am not ready for when technology ages out again. I like knowing what I’m doing when it comes to technology. My grandma calls us to come show her how to use her email and Facebook, and as much as I love my grandma, I NEVER want to get to that stage!

But, as out textbook mentions, it is unavoidable. We are an ever-changing and ever-growing society.