As we’ve seen in the previous installments of my series
, innovation has compounded as humanity has progressed. With each new innovation, society has grown and adapted in unimaginable ways since we first appeared on Earth. Humans have learned to communicate through the development of language, sustain larger populations through agriculture, and work together to expand the collective knowledge through the division of labour. In this fourth installment, I’ll be exploring the impact that Gutenburg’s printing press had on the spread of knowledge and information.