Technology & history

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

Fears for letterpress museum after state pushes ahead on stadium

Aug 11, 2022 at 12:33 am by admin

There are fears for Australia’s largest-remaining letterpress museum following a contentious decision to resume the land it stands on for a new sports stadium. The NSW.... Read More

‘Labour of love’ print diaries take a place at St Bride’s

May 05, 2022 at 01:41 am by admin

Australian print recruitment consultant James Cryer’s six-year labour of love has been recognised with a place in a library in the heartland of Britain’s printing.... Read More

Casting around as a Mohr mystery gets us all into hot metal

Jan 25, 2022 at 06:36 pm by admin

The death of a possible descendant has cast thoughts back to the inventor of one of the enabling technologies of the letterpress era… and created a new mystery. It sta.... Read More