[In plotting earthquake measurements] the range between the largest and smallest magnitudes seemed unmanageably large. Dr. Beno Gutenberg then made the natural suggestion to plot the amplitudes logarithmically.
Brief biography at the Guelph Civic Museum Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online Works by John McCrae at Project Gutenbergjohn mccrae
Robert Barr page at Project Gutenberg Robert Barr works available at LibriVoxrobert barr
Anyone familiar with the marvels of the Worldwide Web can hardly fail to see that we have entered a new era in communications on a scale perhaps comparable to the invention of the Gutenberg press.randal marlin
The world of visual perspective is one of unified and homogeneous space. Such a world is alien to the resonating diversity of spoken words. So language was the last art to accept the visual logic of Gutenberg technology, and the first to rebound in the electric age.Marshall McLuhan
Gutenberg, your printing press has been violated by this evil book, Mein Kampf !
Works by Sallust at Project Gutenberg (Schmitz and Zumpt, 1848):
Socrates at Washington State University Project Gutenberg – e-texts on Socrates:
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Xenophon Xenophon's Works at The University of Adelaide Project Gutenberg e-texts:
The usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world.
The quintessential exercise of free speech in a culture supposedly built on that concept and dedicated to it, the Internet's development is as historically important to humanity perhaps even more so as Gutenberg 's invention of the printing press.l. neil smith