Originally Posted by Maris
LOL. Electronic imaging was around long before Kodak - just think of the space program images and video cameras. Digital was a logical extension.
Kodak could no more have stopped the "digital picture-making' tide than King Canute could stop the tide.
(Canute (or Cnut or Knut), a Dane who ruled England from 1015 to 1035, as well as Denmark, Norway, Parts of sweden, Pomerania and Schleswig, was a down-to-earth man anoyed by flattering courtiers who tried to tell him that he was all-powerful. To demonstrate that he was not, he had a throne placed on the seashore, sat in it, ordered the tide to go back, and duly got his feet wet.)
When technology develops to a certain point, there is no putting it back in the bottle.