Flashback: Kodak's first digicam

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It was Kodak that made the first digital camera in the year before I was born. It was cobbled together out of spare parts in the Kodak labs and was less than .01 megapixels in resolution. It was the size of a toaster and it took 23 seconds to record a black and white image to a cassette tape.

That’s all so retro cool. It was “portable”, but nobody at Kodak likely thought it as a good idea, seeing as the company’s bread and butter was selling analog film. But still, just look at the thing!