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Movable Metal Type – another world-beating Korean technology

Matthew Jackson continues his series of features on treasures from Korea’s past. It was arguably the most far-reaching invention since the wheel. Whereas the wheel enabled greater ease in transporting people and physical objects, the invention of metal type printing enabled the speedy transportation of ideas. The new technology was introduced in Korea 200 years … [Read More]