Reflections from 一 to 龠

QWERTY IS DEAD! LONG LIVE QWERTY! Upcoming Talk at MIT on December 9

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Chinese Typewriter, Recent News, Research | 0 comments

For colleagues in the Cambridge, MA area, I will be delivering a talk at MIT on December...

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Tomorrow’s Talk at Berkeley: Information Crisis in Twentieth-Century China

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Chinese Typewriter, Recent News, Research | 0 comments

Information Crisis in Twentieth-Century China Thomas S. Mullaney, Associate Professor of History, Stanford University Wednesday, October...

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2013 Usher Prize for “The Moveable Typewriter”

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Chinese Typewriter, Recent News, Research | 0 comments

The Society for the History of Technology has awarded Stanford historian Tom Mullaney the 2013 Usher prize for the best scholarly work...

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Chinese Moveable Type at the Beijing Olympics: What Did It Say?

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Chinese Typewriter, Recent News, Research | 3 comments

During the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics, audiences around the world bore witness to what appeared at first to be an animatronic...

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Tchotchkes and 3D Printers – What Gives?

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Chinese Typewriter, Recent News, Research | 0 comments

Count me in: I am entranced by 3D printing. When future historians reflect upon the 21st century, the invention and consumerization of 3D...

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Desperately Seeking IBM’s Eugen Buhler and Chris Berry

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Chinese Typewriter, Recent News, Research | 0 comments

In 1946, two engineers at IBM – Eugen Buhler and Christopher A. Berry – filed a patent entitled “Machine Adapted for...

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