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The Machine That Made Us: Stephen Fry and the BBC Explore Gutenberg’s Legacy
The Machine That Made Us: Stephen Fry and the BBC Explore Gutenberg’s Legacy

A hands-on history of the most important milestone of technology since the invention of the wheel.

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How the Gutenberg Press Embodies Combinatorial Creativity
How the Gutenberg Press Embodies Combinatorial Creativity

From metallurgy to the division of labor, or why Gutenberg was a typesetting despot.

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As We May Think: A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science
As We May Think: A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science

“There is a new profession of trail blazers, those who find delight in the task of establishing useful trails through the enormous mass of the common record.”

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Henry Miller on Art, War, and the Future of Humanity
Henry Miller on Art, War, and the Future of Humanity

“It is almost banal to say so yet it needs to be stressed continually: all is creation, all is change, all is flux, all is metamorphosis.”

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100 Ideas That Changed Photography
100 Ideas That Changed Photography

From the camera obscura to the iPhone, or why photography is an art of continuous reinvention.

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Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid
Timeless Lessons in Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship from the Story of Polaroid

The Apple of yore’s eye, or what modern entrepreneurs can learn from Edwin Land.

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