gutenberg gutenberg  /ˈɡu tən bərɡ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)

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News

  • Sitting In: This summer, smile with Mona Lisa

    My summer reading lists always include a book set in the Renaissance to prepare me for King Richard’s Faire in the fall. A few that any reader will find rewarding:"Galileo, a Life" by James Reston; "The Swerve: How the World Became Modern" by Stephen Greenblatt; "1494: How a Family Feud in Medieval Spain Divided the World in Half" by Stephen R. Brown; "Gutenberg: How One Man Remade the World ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Amesbury News

Quotes

  1. Andrea Pirotti, executive director of ENISA, commented: "Business in Europe must realise that printing and copying is not as safe as when Gutenberg started printing 540 years ago. Crucial company assets and confidential data is at stake as even...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Andrea Source: Register

  2. "You've got the company that invented the internal combustion car coming half way around the world to Tesla," Musk said in the IPO roadshow. "It's like Gutenberg saying, 'Hey can you make a press for me.'"
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Elon Musk Source: Sify

  3. Rosenthal's attorney, Mark Goldowitz of Berkeley, noted Corrigan wrote that the Court of Appeal had relied upon "rules developed in the post-Gutenberg, precyberspace world."
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: Carol Corrigan Source: Inside Bay Area

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