Rochester First: George Eastman Museum has 23 digitized films available for free; including a film on Kodak

Rochester First: George Eastman Museum has 23 digitized films available for free; including a film on Kodak. “The George Eastman Museum has now released 23 digitized movies, all of them originally on film. All of them are free to view on their website, and most of them feature an introduction as well. Some of the pieces include documentaries, over a dozen test — including some from the iconic movie ‘Gone With the Wind’ — and even a film about Eastman Kodak Company that was made in Rochester.”

Slate: Everything, Um, Unusual About Kodak’s Trump-Assisted Pivot to Pharmaceuticals

Slate: Everything, Um, Unusual About Kodak’s Trump-Assisted Pivot to Pharmaceuticals. “Kodak’s stock peaked as high as $60, and investors traded 272 million of its shares on Wednesday, up from its previous daily average trading volume of 125,000. Much of this activity came from day traders using the investing platform Robinhood. Before Trump’s announcement on Tuesday, approximately 9,300 Robinhood users had Kodak in their portfolios; by noon on Wednesday, that number rose to more than 72,000. Many financial analysts are warning, however, that a lot of things don’t quite add up about Kodak’s sudden bout of success on the stock market. Taken all together, this week has been a particularly fishy Kodak moment.”

PetaPixel: Kodak $40 Mobile Film Scanner is Like Google Cardboard for Scanning Film

PetaPixel: Kodak $40 Mobile Film Scanner is Like Google Cardboard for Scanning Film. “If you’re looking for the cheapest possible way to digitize your 35mm Negatives and Slides, the Kodak Mobile Film Scanner is probably it. Costing just $40, this cardboard contraption lets you digitize 35mm film using just your smartphone and a couple of AA batteries.” Obviously not a professional level rig, but if you’ve got a pile of slides or some random film rolls sitting around…

Lifehacker: This Bot Will Help You Unearth Your Forgotten ‘Kodak Moments’

Lifehacker: This Bot Will Help You Unearth Your Forgotten ‘Kodak Moments’. “Over the course of a year, I take thousands of pictures that I either share on Facebook or Instagram or leave to die on my smartphone’s camera roll. While the idea is that I’ll go back and look at them at some point, truth be told that rarely happens. The closest I get is when something comes up in conversation, I remember I took a picture years ago, and I search through Google Photos or my Facebook photo gallery to see if I can find it, which I do roughly 50% of the time. Now, Kodak has a new app and Facebook bot designed specifically to help you unearth those awesome memories that you captured by then forgot about.”