Martin Speckter, type design, and the interrobang

99% Invisible did an episode on the interrobang recently. I was interested to learn that early Greek and Roman writing didn’t have spaces! Rack that up to stuff I took for granted. Apparently an ad man in the sixties developed the interrobang…

View from a ferry

Spaceship on the membrane between two, not so blue, oceans. #bcferriesjuxtapose

Some notes on why jihad is good

If you read Canadian journalists on the topic, you might not understand that jihad has some very nice meanings. Most Canadian journalists seem to commonly misrepresent the concept. It’s not just them, mind you. There’s lots of misrepresentation of jihad to go around…

Christina Chan in Quadra village

This is from coffee in Quadra village yesterday. @acuchanchan was willing to pose while I checked settings on my Nikon – thank you

Waning eclipse today

Managed to take this photo of the waning eclipse today after figuring out how to set my phone to manual and squishing it up against a pair of community eclipse-glasses at the coffee shop I was at today. I loved how everyone came out and gathered around and told stories and took turns sharing the glasses. It also helped that the folks I was meeting with were also out looking at the eclipse. See you again in 2024 @wulfnbearhugger

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