Technology & history

Time catches up with NSW’s living museum of a newspaper

Jul 11, 2023 at 08:19 pm by admin

In the end it was a recurring mechanical fault that sealed the fate of The Don Dorrigo Gazette… though had social media not destroyed his business model, Michael Englis.... Read More

Illustrators’ craft highlighted during museum visit

Jul 02, 2023 at 07:53 pm by admin

Members of Australia’s Society of Old Friends stepped back in time during an extended visit to the Penrith Museum of Printing. During the one-and-a-half hour visit, the.... Read More

Old Friends who care about print home in on Penrith

Jun 14, 2023 at 01:37 am by admin

A lunch meeting for the Australian Society of Old Friends is set to be a major get-together for those who care about traditional letterpress print. Central to the meeting nex.... Read More

Gift recognises revolution that began with a walk in the PARC

Apr 28, 2023 at 12:49 am by admin

It was where the “desktop revolution” – and the enabling WIMP-based personal computers – began. Now Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center is being gi.... Read More

History made in England’s Otley, with Wharfedales and Cossars

Mar 09, 2023 at 12:35 am by admin

Happen I’m in Otley, Yorkshire, where mid-nineteenth century furnaces fired up a revolution in print – and later newspaper – production. Not as you’d.... Read More