"1970s Vintage desktop and pocket calculators listed by company (131 identified brands, 613 calculators). ..., it is crazy to think that in many of these calculators you have a chip that is bigger in size than one of the Intel Core Family processors."
"Even an imploring Paul Simon chorus couldn't save it. Kodak is taking Kodachrome away. The company has announced that it will retire the world's first commercially successful color film, which today accounts for 'a fraction of one percent of Kodak's total sales of still-picture films,' according to a press release. While Kodak remains the global leader in the dwindling film business, the company now derives about 70% of its revenues from commercial and consumer digital businesses.
You-or your parents, or their storage unit-probably have albums full of Kodachrome memories, but Kodak has arranged its own online slide show of 'great Kodachrome moments' (best viewed with the aforementioned anthem playing, preferably on a record player)."
(mediabistro.com, 30 June 2009)
[Despite being responsible for capturing such historical moments as John F. Kennedy's assassination Kodachrome film has now been officially usurped (by digital photography).]