Why do we Like Old Tech?

Understanding Hauntology in 2022

Illustration by me

As a birthday present, my partner got me an old-school Hitachi digital zoom camcorder, built around 2006. It is a beautifully designed piece of tech, which records beautifully blurry and imprecise videos.

This Hitachi camcorder was created at a fascinating time– it was during a moment in technological history when nobody quite knew what the…

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