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This Week in Tech History: The Gutenberg Bible and Printing Press

This Week in Tech History is a weekly column looking back at a significant technological or scientific achievement throughout the course of history, and examining the outcome it has on modern society and industry. This week in history, on the 24th of August, it is thought that Johannes Gutenberg finished a completed copy of his famous 42-line Bible, which has since been regarded as one of the most important works in the history of the printed word. Important to Christian and literary heritage, the Gutenberg Bible also marks a turning point in history which had profound effects on the world politically, philosophically and technologically, which we feel