An ode to creative destruction

Humanity has its problems but John Addis is optimistic about the future, believing there has never been a better time to have a good idea. And that’s good for all of us.

It took 400 years for the Gutenberg revolution to reach my house. Not that we didn’t have books; there were plenty, some even had words.

But the idea of actually printing something, of leaving a permanent mark in a recognisable typeface on a crisp sheet of white paper? That was beyond my comprehension.


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