Unix at 50: How the OS that powered smartphones started from failure

Maybe its pervasiveness has long obscured its origins. But Unix, the operating system that in one derivative or another powers nearly all smartphones sold worldwide, was born 50 years ago from the failure of an ambitious project that involved titans like Bell Labs, GE, and MIT. Largely the brainchild of a few programmers at Bell Labs, the unlikely story of Unix begins with a meeting on the top floor of an otherwise unremarkable annex at the sprawling Bell Labs complex in Murray Hill, New Jersey.

Modern Camera Makers Need to Stop Sitting Pretty and Start Majorly Innovating

In fact, if you didn’t look at the EXIF data you probably wouldn’t be able to tell. This is just one of the many features of the mobile web.

To that end, I really wonder why a company like Sony decided to neglect a ton of its own innovation. This comment is specifically pointed at killing their Sony Play Memories apps. For what they charge for cameras, I don’t fully comprehend why they didn’t push those features into all their cameras.