Friday, February 8, 2008

end of an era

So, someday our kids are gonna be really confused if we play Outkast hits and they hear "shake it like a polaroid picture." What a bummer...

Polaroid Abandons Instant Photography

By Patrick J. Lyons

It was a wonder in its time: A camera that spat out photos that developed themselves in a few minutes as you watched. You got to see them where and when you took them, not a week later when the prints came back from the drugstore.

But in a day when nearly every cellphone has a digital camera in it, “instant” photography long ago stopped being instant enough for most people. So today, the inevitable end of an era came: Polaroid is getting out of the Polaroid business.

as Jen said:
What is the point of life anyway? When corn is taking over and polaroid is getting out. I guess at least Mitt Romney won’t be president.

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