Updated. The society as we know it is going through a radical makeover, thanks to constant connectivity everywhere. This is creating a need for a digital makeover of everything – from retail to our postal system. It is changing our infrastructure needs and it is also increasing the velocity of business. The Economist Intelligence Unit have Progress Software has crafted an infographic that captures this change based on research from the Economist Intelligence Unit.Continue
There have been many fonts in the past that were once used for pure necessity, as nothing else would show clearly on a computer screen. This was especially true of fonts that were used for print, which were not usually readable once they were put online or in a presentation. Due to this, new lettering was created to provide a more crisp and usable electronic viewing format.
You most see an example of this in old games, such as on the Atari or early Nintendo models. They opted for a pixel font that was made up of bold blocks, and if you have ever played Space Invaders or Asteroids, you will know exactly what I am talking about. It gave us our first glimpse of what we could expect in the future, though of course we have advanced well beyond that point now.Continue