The Font Magicians - Computerphile

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Making fonts look good at low resolutions - many thought the problem insolvable - two men started Adobe and proved them wrong. Professor David Brailsford renders the story.

The Great 202 Jailbreak: http://youtu.be/CVxeuwlvf8w
Mainframes & the Unix Revolution: http://youtu.be/-rPPqm44xLs
Upside Down Trees (Huffman Coding): http://youtu.be/umTbivyJoiI
Typesetters in the '80's: http://youtu.be/XvwNKpDUkiE
Graphics Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckrPkEUK5iMQrQyvj9Z6WCrm

Conrad Taylor's report on John Warnock: http://bit.ly/warnockreport

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This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer

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