Is everyone in the digital industry insensitive to mechanical technology? No, says our correspondent who's embedded deep in a rumored ultrasecret black-ops cell ...
Meanwhile, in Brooklyn ...
This dashing young man is David Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr.
According to a recent New York Times story, Karp's loft celebrates "all that is aged, rough or both ... Nothing in his home looks particularly futuristic .... The newest-looking machine in the house is the metal carcass of a classic 1969 Honda CB160 motorcycle."
The apartment's designer describes it as built with "analog technology" and "mildly steampunk." The objects on view include classic cameras:
and a German factory clock:
No typewriters (yet), but I salute Mr. Karp for keeping high tech in its place. And as an act of thanks, I'll link to some Tumblr typewriter blogs:
... and there's much, much more.