Interesting article. A bit of hyperbole. A lot of death.
With any great innovation comes change and in the case of computer based tech EVERYTHING changed.
Much like the printing press, the industrial revolution, and the advent of first railway travel, then air travel.
Change is a bitch.
A good analogy to analog photography is the changes that Swiss watch companies went through with the mass migration to quartz watches in the 80s. Many, many companies went broke.
But essentially an antiquated technology now flourishes for a myriad of reasons that have nothing to do with reason.