Thanks everyone! Been waiting for this, now I get to use my new avatar that I reserved for this rank!
Quote: Originally Posted by The Howling Wolves
I have a high school friend whose father owned and ran a local newspaper. Got to sit at the machine that melts the metal and type a few lines in. It was quite an experience to see all the trays of type and the mirrors for proofing.
Truly amazing of the progress we have made in this field.
Isn't it?! We've gone from hand-copying in calligraphy, to the printing press, to the laser printer, and even virtual text stored in 1s and 0s on a server accessible around the world, that is displayed on liquid crystal using light projection and vast amounts of tiny little dots, each which a unique color.