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"One of our older clients recently visited their son and daughter-in-law, when they asked if they could borrow a newspaper. ‘This is the 21st century, old man,’ he said. ‘We don’t waste money on newspapers. Here, you can borrow my iPad.’ He told me, that bloody fly never knew what hit it…”

Being an online business,  www.PrintersPost.com.au gets exposed to a lot of different points of view towards digital technology – and it’s not all roses!

Some people find it hard to adopt new technology, particularly when they feel like it’s been forced on them and is suddenly replacing the ways of working and living that they understand – just like the father in the joke above. ... more

Canon Oceania Launches 2017 Grants Program - Inspiring Tomorrow

SYDNEY, Monday 5th June 2017: Today, on World Environment Day, Canon Oceania is excited to announce that its inaugural Grants Program - Inspiring Tomorrow, is now open for applications. The program intends to support schools and not-for-profit groups who are addressing issues that are impacting the environment or society to make a positive difference in their communities. Canon believes in empowering every person and community to strive towards a better tomorrow, supporting causes that look to improve our world.

Canon is offering over $30,000 worth of grants made up of Canon equipment in-kind across Australia and New Zealand within Environmental, Education and Community sectors. The winners will be selected based on the positive impact their project will have on their environment or community, as well as the importance of Canon products in ensuring the project’s success. ... more

HP Launches Learning Academy in Singapore to Accelerate Printing Industry Transformation

HP Inc. Today unveiled a new multimillion-dollar Graphics Solutions Service (GSS) Learning Academy dedicated to providing enhanced professional development and training to accelerate the digital transformation of the printing industry across Asia Pacific and Japan.

At a time when printing is rapidly evolving from analog to digital, training and development on the latest digital transformation technologies are vital for print services providers and professionals in the print industry. The HP Graphics Solutions Service Learning Academy will provide a highly effective learning experience for over 1000 customers, production managers, engineers and operators from across the region, over the next 12 months. ... more

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Always remember that you are unique. Just like everybody else - Margaret Mead

Only a convict knew how to use Australia’s first printing press - Australia got its first printing press when a small hand press was brought over with the First Fleet in 1788, but no one knew how to use it. Between 1795 and 1880, a convict named George Hughes taught himself how to use the press and was commissioned by New South Wales governor John Hunter to print orders and regulations.

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