Computers and Typography by Rosemary Sassoon

By Rosemary Sassoon

"Computers and Typography" bridges the distance among these within the box of pcs and people eager about typography. It units out to elevate knowledge of the significance of letterforms and format. The separate chapters, written by means of foreign experts of their box, pressure that the teachings realized in 5 centuries of printing are nonetheless proper at the present time, and shouldn't be missed. it is a beneficial source for all all for layout and educating, and everybody whose paintings comprises textual content.

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By Rosemary Sassoon

"Computers and Typography" bridges the distance among these within the box of pcs and people eager about typography. It units out to elevate knowledge of the significance of letterforms and format. The separate chapters, written by means of foreign experts of their box, pressure that the teachings realized in 5 centuries of printing are nonetheless proper at the present time, and shouldn't be missed. it is a beneficial source for all all for layout and educating, and everybody whose paintings comprises textual content.

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It doesn’t seem like it. However, these Japanese newspaper companies asked help from an American company who didn’t know Japanese language. To the American software engineers, Kanji and Kana looked like graphic patterns, not letters or characters. That was the key to recognising how type could be made digital. Q32. How did you know that? When did they succeed? A32. I read a book called ‘The rise and fall in the media industry’ written by Takao Sugiyama, published in 1986 by Bungei Shun Shu Co Ltd, Japan.

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If Kanji is a word as well as a letter, 10,000 are not enough for a civilised life, are they? I don’t know how many words there are in English, but even the Concise Oxford Dictionary covers 120,000 words. A17. That’s why nobody knows how many Japanese characters exist and how many are necessary. A Kanji often conveys important meanings. The combination of Kanjis creates further complex meanings. So I guess that the Japanese also have a good number of words like English speaking people. Q18. It still sounds as though learning Japanese is far more difficult than English.

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