On July 2, 1978 the New York Times made a significant technological leap when they scuttled the last of 60 manually-operated linotype machines to usher in the era of digital and photographic typesetting. When working at 100% efficiency with an experienced operator the Linotype machines could produce 14 lines per minute cast on the spot from hot lead. That number would increase to 1,000 lines per minute the very next day using an array of computers and digital storage. More
Happy Friday folks. This was a slower week than I would have liked, but for good reasons that I can’t really talk about for a few months. Suspense! Have a great weekend. (image via present and correct) More
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