Music Lovers Face Digitization Challenge
“Technology has long been regarded as a realm for the young. Analysts talk about a digital divide between you and the not-so-young. So is a 37-year-old [programmer who has a large music collection which has been transferred to various MP3 players] the exception or the rule?
“Exception, according to the president of Riptopia LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based company that converts individual CD collections into digital files. May music listeners older than 30 have thousands of dollars invested in CDs and are reluctant to make the digital transition.”
Dan Eaton. From Beatles to Beyoncé, Listeners Are Going Digital. Columbus Business First. Sept. 30, 2005.