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Nostalgia for the world before: an ode to endangered objects


CHRONICLE - They are part of the memory of office life without screens. Some colleagues will still continue to use objects from yesteryear; paperclips, staplers or post-its. Let's pay homage to them.

“Are there still people who use Post-its?

Or is it only for over 30s?


community manager

of LinkedIn asked the question on social networks, causing some mockery.

“How mean to those who use Post-its!”

“Why the over 30s?

It's stigmatizing."

If you scan the open space with your eyes, the probability of seeing Post-it notes on your colleagues' desks is very low... A fortiori, if you are in

flex office

where the

clean desk policy

is in effect: we clean up every evening.

Like many other physical objects of the old world, small sticky sheets are on the way out, replaced by digital applications and artificial intelligences.

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It's strange and paradoxical at a time when vintage is trendy... If, in an editorial office, the vision of a journalist writing his articles by typing on a typewriter - Underwood or Remington - would be absurd, why old objects …

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Source: lefigaro

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