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Noise, More Noise and Missed Signals

“I don’t know about this, JoJo,” said the supposedly socially liberal landowner with royal ties. He was speaking to Johannes Gutenberg in the mid-1400s. “I’m just not sure this is the best idea.” 803 more words


Module 3 - Assignment 1

The E-Book as a Rhyme of History: A New Spin on an Old Teaching Machine

Nino Varsimashvili is credited with the words “life is the muse which perfectly rhymes…” 503 more words

China What do they have to do with type

Johannes Gutenberg is always considered the guy when it comes to the Movable type. What I fine really interesting is the fact that the Chinese first invented movable type. 530 more words

How the book developed to the form we know

Books are the backbone of many an editorial career so it was appropriate that the annual conference of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) should include a session on bookbinding. 906 more words

Blog: Write And Wrong

Gut's PrInTiNg pReSs

I learned, this week, that there was a man who was named Johannes Gutenberg (pronounced: gootenberg) who, in the mid 1400’s, created the printing press with movable type! 122 more words


Vintage Books: Forgotten Gems Now Discoverable in the Digital Library

‘Mark Twain once famously said:

there was but one solitary thing about the past worth remembering, and that was the fact that it is past and can’t be restored…

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