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· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · October
· · · · 28 (2 entries)

All About Electric Text · This is not ex­act­ly a re­view of Yan­nis Haralambous’ Fonts & En­cod­ings; that would be the work of years, and I doubt there’s any­one in the world qual­i­fied to dis­cuss the whole thing, ex­cept its au­thor. This new O’Reilly book is about a thou­sand pages in length. It’s im­pos­si­bly am­bi­tious, ir­ri­tat­ing­ly flawed, and prob­a­bly on­ly com­pre­hen­si­ble to a single-digit num­ber of thou­sands of peo­ple world-wide; but for those peo­ple it’s an es­sen­tial book, you just have to have it ...
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上海: Those Buildings · I al­ready not­ed that the re­al­ly in-your-face thing about Shang­hai is its for­est of huge soar­ing build­ings. Enough pic­tures have prob­a­bly been tak­en, but I couldn’t re­sist adding a cou­ple to the col­lec­tion ...
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