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Frank Romano on Printing Wikipedia

Published on April 16, 2014

This week Frank talks about a project aimed at printing all 4.3 million Wikipedia articles in 1,000 volumes. He also talks about how to get a single page from a Gutenberg bible for a cool 85 grand.

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By Kamal Chopra on Apr 16, 2014

Frank it mean PRINTING on paper is still strong and it has an edge over the electronic media

PROUD TO BE A PRINTER

 

By Charles Gehman on Apr 16, 2014

Buying a page of the Gutenberg Bible... good idea.

Printing Wikipedia... idiotic idea. It will be obsolete not just the day they publish it, but before the first page comes off the "press".

And furthermore, re: the post apocalyptic scenario, do we really want thousands of pages of "incorrect information" or information that "reads like an ad" to be the record of our society?

I love print just as much or more than the "next guy", but there are applications for print that make sense, but this one doesn't.

 

By Jack Maynard on Apr 16, 2014

Reading the information may be worth the 85 grand depending on which page it was. I not so sure about the actual sheet of paper?

 

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