impermanence

impermanence

Film preservation and the impermanence of the digital medium

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Snapchat CEO: users taking 150M images a day (before they disappear)

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Even after Facebook released a direct copycat of its service, Snapchat is continuing to grow at breakneck speed. Tuesday CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel said Snapchat users are uploading 150 million images every day. That’s up from 20 million a day in October, and compared to Instagram’s 40 million a...
Snapchat CEO: users taking 150M images a day (before they disappear)

The Disappearing Web: How we're losing the battle to preserve the Internet

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Creative Commons2011 Egyptian revolution The Web may be less permanent than we once thought. According to archivists, after two years, 27 percent of social media, pictures, video, and blog posts vanish. For many who regret oversharing, this may be welcome news. But for historians eager to document the tweets...
The Disappearing Web: How we're losing the battle to preserve the Internet

Cartoon: Affection of Displays

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The outrage a few weeks ago over the Etch A Sketch scandal (what to call it? "Shake-and-gate"?) was bad news for Republican front-runner Mitt Romney. But it was good news for one of my favorite toys of all time: Etch A Sketch is apparently having a big resurgence. Which brings...
Cartoon: Affection of Displays

The Morning Lowdown 2-10-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  WSJ covers Fashion Week fashionably, finding uses for Pinterest and Instagram (Nieman Journalism Lab) »  Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) vs. Google: The stakes are rising (WSJ) »  Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) adds Clinton alum Jamie Gorelick to board (paidContent) » ...
The Morning Lowdown 2-10-12

Of funerals, digital photos and impermanence

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For anyone who loves taking pictures, the arrival of digital photography has been a huge benefit: for one thing, even the cheapest smartphone has a camera in it whose quality would have seemed almost unimaginable a decade ago. The result is that it’s easier than it has ever been...
Of funerals, digital photos and impermanence

Where Would You Rather Share Self-Destructing Photos: Facebook's Snapchat Clone or Snapchat?

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Late last night, AllThingsD’s Mike Isaac offered an intriguing, if unsurprising report: Facebook is planning to launch a Snapchat competitor before the end of the year to send self-deleting photo messages to friends. Like Messenger, Camera, and Instagram, it will be a stand-alone app–and sounds awfully familiar. Facebook’s competing app...
Where Would You Rather Share Self-Destructing Photos: Facebook's Snapchat Clone or Snapchat?

Snapchat and our never-ending quest for impermanence

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There’s been a lot of buzz lately about an application called Snapchat, both because of its phenomenal growth rate and because Facebook has quickly copied its functionality with its own app, known as Poke. The dominant feature of both apps is that the photos and video clips that users can...
Snapchat and our never-ending quest for impermanence

You're dead to me: Facebook prank shows how social media is (still) bad at death

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Have you ever told someone they’re dead to you? Now, you can make it happen — on Facebook at least. BuzzFeed reports that it’s, well, dead easy to turn someone’s Facebook profile into a frozen memorial page. It works like this: simply send the email address of your friend (or...
You're dead to me: Facebook prank shows how social media is (still) bad at death
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