Sometimes people get a little wacky about fonts — and by wacky, I mean obsessive. Something that recently bubbled up into my online reading is a particular obsession with the ampersand. Typographers do not get to use the ampersand all that much and most fonts have incredibly boring ampersands, so when the time comes to use an ampersand, … Continue reading Use The Best Available Snowman
Anonymous Pro vs Vera Sans Mono
Last week, I saw a tweet from @brampitoyo about a new monospaced font for programmers called Anonymous Pro. I can appreciate a good font, especially one designed with the unique needs of programmers in mind. This font has a few extras built in, too. The common point sizes used for coding have pre-rendered bitmaps, making … Continue reading Anonymous Pro vs Vera Sans Mono
Ummm… Apple? Not so much with the Comic Sans, mkay?
Ummm… Apple? I realize this is a debug USB driver for developers. The average end user won’t ever see it. But knock it off with the Comic Sans MS, mkay? It is in both the readme.rtf and the installer, but should be in neither. Comic Sans has been known to cause involuntary convulsions and has … Continue reading Ummm… Apple? Not so much with the Comic Sans, mkay?