Adam Gibson writes about an interesting project involving modern imaging methods and early printing innovations:
"Some time ago, Tabitha Tuckett in UCL Special Collections and I had a stimulating chat which sparked a handful of potentially intriguing projects. Today’s was to see whether we could find any interesting features associated with the printed diagrams in the margins of the first printed edition of Euclid’s Elements.
Euclid wrote the Elements in about 300BC and it effectively defined mathematics for the next two thousand years...
Ronald R. Kline. The Cybernetics Moment: Or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age. Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. xi + 336 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1671-7.
Reviewed by Michael Burnam-Fink (Arizona State University)
Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Sean Seyer
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