BBC News has this article on The Gutenberg Bible, the first major book printed in the west, set to go online on the internet in full for the first time. Ten researchers and technical experts from Tokyo’s Keio University and from Japanese telecoms company NTT spent two weeks in the British Library to digitise the pages – bringing with them technology originally designed for spy satellites. Issey Miyake’s Versatility line of men’s jackets seem to paint a clothing-as-gadgets picture – one jacket reverses to a raincoat, while another has a raincoat secretly stashed within. The travel jacket has enough waterproof compartments for one to forego the overnight bag completely!
Gutenberg Bible, Issey Miyake
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