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Creating a Print

Daniel Maidman | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

written with Peri Schwartz This post originally appeared as an article of the same title in the August/September 2016 issue of International Artist ...

The Surprising Facts Of Independence Day

Joel Peterson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Joel Peterson

One seemingly mythic fact is surprisingly true: both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died on the same day -- July 4th, 1826 -- the 50th anniversary of Dunlop's dating and printing of The Declaration of Independence.

12 Women Artists Who Revolutionized Print-Making

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.27.2015 | Arts

Two women lock eyes and smile plainly. They’re embracing, showing their kinship openly and emotionally. It’s the sort of exchange you’d expect b...

Epson Raises the Bar on Printer Tech

Michael L. Berman | Posted 10.12.2016 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

The folks at Epson have developed a line of PrecisionCore printers that virtually eliminate the so-called ink cartridge addiction.

Bit Rot And Why You Should Print Your Photographs

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 07.10.2016 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet Bit rot is a term that refers to the slow deterioration in the performance and integrity of data stored on v...

This T-Shirt Could Be the Difference Between a Veteran Having a Home and Living on the Streets

NationSwell | Posted 06.25.2016 | Impact

Originally a consultant, Doyle was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010 as a forensic accountant for the Army. After returning to the U.S., he saw the same men and women who had given their lives for their country struggling to survive.

These Punctuation Marks Look Absolutely Nothing Like They Used To

Keith Houston | Posted 12.27.2014 | Home
Keith Houston

The comma is one of the oldest marks of punctuation. It was created over 2,300 years ago by a Greek scholar named Aristophanes, head of the fabled Library of Alexandra, in a punctuational big bang that also gave us the colon and the period.

The Power to Bid by Title: How One Independent Bookstore Is Innovating This Centuries-Old Model

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.04.2014 | Home
Steve Mariotti

In 8th-century Baghdad, the warraqueen (those that handle paper) were the paper masters, the human photocopiers, copying texts and creating tomes to fill shelves throughout the Islamic world.

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Patrick Myles | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Patrick Myles

Despite the popularity and convenience of the Kindle, there is still a demand and desire for the physical book.

Spanish Guerrilla Street Photography

Carl Pettit | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts
Carl Pettit

Sergio de Arrola is a Spanish guerrilla artist and photographer who is uncomfortable with the moniker "artist." Sergio's mission, it seems, is to depict the world in black, as well as striking color.

Will 3D Printing Be Staples' Field of Dreams?

Gene Marks | Posted 06.15.2014 | Small Business
Gene Marks

The idea is this: there's no need to buy a 3D printer (they sell those too) just like there's no need to buy a regular printer, scanner or copy machine. Just come into the service center and Staples will take care of the job for you. They'll have the equipment there.

Responding to a Community: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Meet The Man Who Wants To Print The Internet

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology

Think of all the paper jams. Artist and the Museum of Modern Art’s first poet laureate Kenneth Goldsmith has rented out a 500-square-meter space ...

American Businesses Should Influence Less Energy Consumption

Elischia Fludd | Posted 07.13.2013 | Green
Elischia Fludd

Businesses have a responsibility to keep the pressure on the public with more green choices and the public has a responsibility to challenge businesses to think what is good for all living things.

Om Mani iPadme Hum: Why Buddhists Get Technology

Joyce Morgan | Posted 05.03.2013 | Religion
Joyce Morgan

A saffron-robed monk chats on a cell phone or contemplates an iPad. This photo is meant to conjure contradiction -- a clash of cultures as ancient tradition meets modern technology. Yet, each time I see such images, they evoke for me the opposite.

The Information Dirt Road

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

I'd like to take a page, pun intended, from the Slow Movement and suggest "Slow Information," the ongoing inheritance of the 15th C. technology of Gutenberg. It's still going on, and not just at Colonial Williamsburg.

Paul Ryan Rallies Amid 'Augmented Reality'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

A Florida mayor used a rally this past weekend with Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan to push a new advertising technology on the GOP tic...

How 3D Printing Will Change Our World

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.24.2012 | Home

By Vanessa Quirk click here for the original article on ArchDaily The MakerBot Replicator, a personal 3D Printer. Photo via MakerBot. When the ki...

Family Business

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 08.16.2012 | Parents
Ruth Neubauer

I don't know what happened to the briefcase, quite ragged by the time he died, that my father carried home each night by its leather handles. It was a...

Ask Customers to Use Less of Your Product: The Big Heresy

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Xerox and Waste Management are doing something mostly unheard of: they're working with customers to use less of their traditional product or service. That's a big shift in business as usual.

McNally Jackson, NY Bookstore, Unveils Print On Demand Machine

NYC The Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nolita's McNally Jackson Books has a new toy named William Caxton. William, seen above, is an Espresso Book Machine 2.0 made by Soho's On Demand Books...

First Espresso Book Machine In Continental Europe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Demand Books, the company behind the Espresso Book Machine, continues to extend its reach. Late last month it installed its first machine in contin...

Would It Be More Efficient To Send Free Kindles To Paper Subscribers? | Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Not that it's anything we think the New York Times Company should do, but we thought it was worth pointing out that it costs the Times about twice as ...