Surpassing M.I.T.’s previous record of 1 trillion selfies per second, researchers in Japan have announce a new camera which takes 4.4 trillion selfies per second. This camera uses an optical shutter to acquire images with a resolution of 450 x 450 pixels.
This initial application of this camera is to satisfy the public’s insatiable desire for celebrity images. When told about this new camera, Paris Hilton immediately ordered two. “It’s all about numbers,” Paris said. “Now I can have even more photos of myself.” Other celebrities are expected to follow her lead, with sales eventually trickling down to the large population of self-absorbed American teenagers.