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Geek Out Bibliophiles

This fascinating video from the Crandall Historical Printing Museum in Provo, Utah, demonstrates their rare functioning Gutenberg press.



Type casting

“With these 26 soldiers of lead  I will conquer the world” is a saying attributed to many famous people from history and world leaders from Gutenberg onwards to Benjamin Franklin and Karl Marx. 456 more words

Toy Soldiers

Who Invented the Printing Press?

Johannes Gutenberg revolutionized printing technology by adapting the presses used for winemaking. Gutenberg's printing press is considered one of the greatest inventions of the second millennium. 15 more words

Revolutions of Print

Image 1: Gutenberg Bible or 42-Line Bible (1454-55)
Source: Southern Methodist University (SMW)

It is in the human makeup to communicate. Talking and listening is accomplished easily, yet, to read was ambiguous in early modern Europe. 389 more words


10 years(ish) of blogging!

I reached a pretty cool milestone in December 2015 – 10 years of blogging! My first official blog post is dated December 29 2005 ( 1,141 more words


living less and giving less

The 12th chapter of the Powers book, ‘Hamlet’s Blackberry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age’, is the start of section 3: In Search of Depth. 260 more words

Gutenberg and Michelangelo and (Lack of) Rewards

Do you know Johannes Gutenberg’s story? I’m sure you know he invented the printing press, which changed the course of history and allowed the Renaissance to flourish. 676 more words