A Sort of Homecoming
17 March 2023 | 10:28 pm

U2 was on the verge of greatness when they released The Unforgettable Fire in 1984. After the success of the War album and subsequent concert video (Under a Blood Red Sky, which was an MTV favorite), U2 was just shy of supergroup status. But greatness, as guitarist The Edge explained, could not be copied. The […]

1891: Type-writer type text pays same postage as handwritten docs
15 March 2023 | 5:50 pm

Perhaps it was hoped by some early enthusiasts that typed documents might be charged the same (cheaper) rate as printed material. But this was not to be the case. Further, postal services were even charging the higher rate for printed material using the “type-writer” font. This upset some, but others championed the practice. Ottawa Daily […]

The “Lady Typist” vs. the “Hired Girl”
1 March 2023 | 9:07 pm

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