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Typography. A specimen of roman typefaces by William Caslon Typography is the art and technique of arranging type, type design, and modifying type glyphs (symbolic figures).


Tools - Why are Apple Macs used so much in the graphic design industry? Fonts Mac OS X arguably comes with better fonts out of the box, but people can argue about this.

tools - Why are Apple Macs used so much in the graphic design industry?

Where it has a clear advantage, though, is management and ease of use. The built-in font chooser on a mac is leagues ahead of what you get in Windows programs, and the built-in font manager is simple and powerful (for some purposes you still need 3rd party software, but Windows font management absolutely sucks). Font smoothing is also vastly better on a Mac. Windows font smoothing still looks blurry in a lot of places, and Linux is just best not discussed. UI Consistency I'm on a Windows box right now, and I have open four applications that all have subtly different UI styles (not including Windows 8 Metro Apps) - all are Microsoft programs. This also extends to deeper concepts like changing application and system settings. Modifier Keys. The Mac turns 30: a visual history. "Introducing Macintosh" <img src=" alt="'Introducing Macintosh'" title="'Introducing Macintosh'"> "Soon there'll be just two kinds of people," Apple's ads said.

The Mac turns 30: a visual history

"Those who use computers. The Mac turns 30: a visual history. Steve Jobs introduces the Original iMac - Apple Special Event (1998) Apple Confidential 2.0: The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful ... - Owen W. Linzmayer. The History of the Apple Macintosh » Mac History. The Apple Macintosh revolutionized the entire computer industry by the year of 1984.

The History of the Apple Macintosh » Mac History

IBM Archives: The birth of the IBM PC. Non-IBM personal computers were available as early as the mid-1970s, first as do-it-yourself kits and then as off-the-shelf products.

IBM Archives: The birth of the IBM PC

They offered a few applications but none that justified widespread use. Drawing on its pioneering SCAMP (Special Computer, APL Machine Portable) prototype of 1973, IBM's General Systems Division announced the IBM 5100 Portable Computer in September 1975. Weighing approximately 50 pounds, the 5100 desktop computer was comparable to the IBM 1130 in storage capacity and performance but almost as small and easy to use as an IBM Selectric Typewriter. It was followed by similar small computers such as the IBM 5110 and 5120. Microsoft MS-DOS early source code. Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code Series IBM did something very unusual for their 1981 personal computer Rather than using IBM proprietary components developed for their many other computers, the IBM PC used industry standard commercial parts.

Microsoft MS-DOS early source code

That included adopting the Intel 8088 microprocessor as the heart of the computer. This “outsourcing” attitude extended to the software as well. Although IBM had prodigious internal software development resources, for the new PC they supported only operating systems that they did not themselves write, like CP/M-86 from Digital Research in Pacific Grove CA, and the Pascal-based P-System from the University of California in San Diego. Atanasoff-Berry Computer Operation/Purpose. The Atanasoff Berry Computer, later named the ABC, was built at Iowa State University from 1939-1942 by physics professor Dr.

Atanasoff-Berry Computer Operation/Purpose

John Vincent Atanasoff and his graduate student, Clifford Berry. History of computers - from the Abacus to the iPhone. By Chris Woodford.

History of computers - from the Abacus to the iPhone

Last updated: January 9, 2016. Brief History Of Computer. The computer as we know it today had its beginning with a 19th century English mathematics professor name Charles Babbage.

Brief History Of Computer

He designed the Analytical Engine and it was this design that the basic framework of the computers of today are based on. Generally speaking, computers can be classified into three generations. Each generation lasted for a certain period of time,and each gave us either a new and improved computer or an improvement to the existing computer. First generation: 1937 – 1946 - In 1937 the first electronic digital computer was built by Dr. John V. Kony 2012 Cover the Night fails to move from the internet to the streets. The Kony 2012 Cover the Night campaign woke up to awkward questions on Saturday after activists failed to blanket cities with posters of the wanted Ugandan warlord, Joseph Kony.

Kony 2012 Cover the Night fails to move from the internet to the streets

The movement's phenomenal success in mobilising young people online, following last month's launch of a 29-minute documentary which went viral, flopped in trying to turn that into real world actions. The campaign aimed to plaster "every city, on every block" around the world with posters, stickers and murals of Kony to pressure governments into hunting down the guerrilla leader, who has waged a brutal, decades-long insurgency in central Africa. But paltry turnouts on Friday at locations across north America, Europe and Australia left cities largely unplastered and the movement's credibility damaged. "What happened to all the fuss about Kony?

" said one typical tweet. S Invention. The printing trade was well established even before Gutenberg's time, using woodblock technology. A sheet of paper was placed on the inked woodblock and an impression taken by rubbing - a complex and time-consuming procedure. The genius of Gutenberg's invention was to split the text into its individual components, such as lower and upper case letters, punctuation marks, ligatures and abbreviations, drawing on the traditions of medieval scribes. These individual items were then cast in quantity as mirror images and assembled to form words, lines and pages.

Printing History Timeline. Printing History Timeline 20,671 views 5 faves 2 comments. Printmaking: Techniques, History, Printmakers. A Brief History of the Poster: Belle Epoque to Post-Modernism. Cheret, Jules. El Dorado, 1894 Cheret, Jules. Job - Fumar el Papel, 1895 Toulouse-Lautrec.Moulin Rouge, 1891 Mucha, Alphonse. Anonymous.Magazzini Nazionale Tessuti Mode Confezioni, 1905 Leyendecker, Joseph. Cappiello, Leonetto.Cachou Lajaunie, 1900. A Brief History of the Poster: Belle Epoque to Post-Modernism. Design before computers ruled the universe. I’m old enough to remember working with Exacto blades and poisonous chemicals to create layouts for printing. I’m old enough to remember printing. I’m young enough to be considered an expert at computer programs, so there’s a bright side to this story and the memories are the truth…except I’m too old to be sure they are the correct memories, but not old enough to accidentally wear my underwear outside of my pants.

Where was I? Design before computers ruled the universe. Craft in an Age of Change.