End of an Era

This just in: Kodak to stop selling film cameras.

Of course, “stop selling” is a little bit deceiving — they’re going to continue selling disposable, one-time-use cameras that use film. But all their other cameras from here on out will be digital.



January 14, 2004
2:18 am

Eeek. We may not even remember the time from 1999 forward in 50 years, because we will have few, if any visual records.
Digital media do not archive well–both the physical media and the formats.
I’m already wondering if the only pictures we’ll have of the Iraq war are the aliased videophone images the “embedded” reporters had.


January 20, 2004
1:58 am

Someone is still saving newspapers to microfiche right?