Tag Archives: Camera

The Connections Our Buttons Make

By | May 16, 2007

Once we create all that attention data, think of the whacky things we can do with it. I’ve been banging on about attention data for a while now, and I apologise. (For an explanation and a bit of background, go here.) But I can’t help seeing stuff through that prism nowadays. Like this camera called Buttons that doesn’t… Read More »

Citizen Photographers Get Their Own Agency

By | July 21, 2005

Fueling the discussion about whether it’s ok for citizens to take photos of their fellow citizens’ suffering and makemoney from it, welcome to Scoopt: the citizen journalist’s photographic agency, selling mobile phone and digital camera pictures to the press and media: Who will take tomorrow’s front page photograph – a professional press photographer or a passer-by armed with… Read More »

Camera Phones. They’re Catching On

By | December 10, 2003

Further to my Loose Wire column last week about camera phones, here’s some evidence to back up my shock assertion that they’re catching on. The Register quotes market watcher Canalys as saying almost as many as shipped in the last quarter as shipped in the whole of the first half of 2003. By 2006, over half of all… Read More »

News: Camera phone manufacturers ban camera phones

By | July 8, 2003

The limits to camera phones    CNET Asia reports that some Korean manufacturers like Samsung and LG Electronics “may be fiercely promoting camera-equipped phones to consumers, but are wary about allowing their use on their own company grounds.” Both companies have barred employees from using the gadgets in some of their factories to prevent “industrial espionage and intellectual… Read More »