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Range wars of the Net

Sunday 25 April 2021, 08:06

The beginning of the 2020s has seen a great acceleration in creeping attempts to co-opt the online world for the service of the USA's political tribes. The overriding principle seems to be that no space can be allowed to remain free of political charge. Neutrality is claimed to be impossible. Every community has to choose a side, any attempt to avoid taking a side is pointed at as supposedly a "dog whistle" of taking the wrong side, and which side everybody is on is more important than any other purpose the space could serve.

Chinese Seal Script fonts

Friday 25 February 2011, 06:51

Here's a page of Chinese fonts including a few for the Seal Script. Could come in handy...

Typographical history of the TTC

Tuesday 18 January 2011, 11:42

Here's a Web log article, with several links and a couple of posters for sale, on something I've wondered about before: the unique typeface used for station names and some other signage on the TTC.