50th: Long Road to Automation — From High Touch to Hi Tech
Then there is the colorful language--Evolutionary, not revolutionary. Ransom-note typography. Computer-integrated manufacturing, come lights-out manufacturing.
Speaking of colorful things, WAM!NET's purple sneakers promotional giveaway may be better remembered than its managed broadband network for large-
volume file transfers.
o Millennium Fever
Discussing and writing about the pending disaster that was to be the Y2K bug. Did all the hard work pay off, or was it just much ado about nothing? Maybe it was a vast conspiracy perpetrated by the computer industry to reap a windfall.
Oh, and last but definitely not least, living through the dotcom bubble. Traditional printing is dead, long live e-commerce. E-commerce is dead. Wait, it has been reborn as Web-to-print.
Printing Impressions' current and past editorial staffs have been privileged to chronicle this exciting time in our industry's history. However, technological advances now make it possible for our readers to share their own stories from whatever portion of the past 50 years they've witnessed.
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