Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; http://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

Mobile Phone Evolution

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First Book Dust Jacket

From Biblio Blog: “Prior to the 1820s, most books were issued as unbound sheets or with disposable board covers. Customers would buy the text-blocks and commission bindings themselves–often to match the other titles in their library. For this reason, dust … Continue reading

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History of Credit Cards (Video)

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First YouTube Video

First YouTube video, April 23, 2005

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Sales of Analog and Digital Cameras 1933-2014

  92% of smartphone users worldwide say that the camera is the most used feature on their phones. Source: PetaPixel

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The Greatest Storytellers (Infographic)

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A Midnight Modern Conversation by Hogarth

William Hogarth A Midnight Modern Conversation One of Hogarth’s most popular and pirated early engravings. Its publication did much to spread Hogarth’s fame to the continent. The scene is said to be the interior of the St. John’s Coffee House, Temple … Continue reading

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