Why iPhone is today’s Kodak Brownie Camera

“No camera has democratized photography as much as the Brownie. Photojournalism, street photography, and even fashion photography all became preeminent because of this little brown box. In fact, much of what we know about our cultural history from the early twentieth century can be traced back to this cheap-and-cheerful camera.”

Author: Om Malik
Source: OM
Published: Jan 24, 2021
Length: 8 minutes (2,242 words)

The Longest Year

“Maybe this lockdown is a pause that will give us time to ask: Why? Why do I need all these things? Why do I need to consume?

I have been in self-isolation for 28 days now.  I have been living out of a suitcase. All the clothes I needed for the month have fit into the suitcase. And it has been enough.”

Author: Om Malik
Source: OM
Published:
Length: 80 minutes (20,000 words)