Some great video of the current construction progress at the Apple Campus 2 site. Apple certainly isn’t wasting any time here. The size of this thing is just amazing. The “raised” circular area will be the courtyard in the middle of the building and will actually be the ground level. The area around it will eventually be sub-ground level floors and parking.
General Web-related topics
Fonts. We love them. From cool to crazy, free and open source to extremely expensive, there are a massive number of fonts in the world, and we want to collect them all for current and future projects.
While impressive, an ever-expanding personal font collection can become unwieldy, problematic and even unusable over time.
Join Extensis font management expert Jim Kidwell in this free webcast to learn how to:
- Remove corrupt fonts from your workflow
- Dispel the dreaded “missing font” dialog box in Creative Cloud apps
- Efficiently organize your font collection
- Speed font prototyping
- Remove font duplicates
- Clean font caches
- And more
Warning: Half-nekkid ladies, and ear-bleeding music ahead. The WTF moments start at about 50 seconds in.
Getting Started with Bitcoin over at WeUseCoins is an excellent resource if you’re looking to find out more about Bitcoin and whether or not you want to start accepting Bitcoin for payment for your business.
The article is filled with helpful links and is written in ‘plain English’ for those that aren’t complete geeks.
Extensis recently revealed the list of top 10 web fonts used in 2013. According to data collected from the professional web font service WebINK, designers and developers used Myriad Pro most often for their projects, a position it also held in 2012.
New to this year’s list of top 10 used fonts are Fakt Pro and Museo Sans. These both continue the typography trend toward modern san serifs. Fakt Pro by Thomas Thiemich is a fresh “Helvetica alternative,” as are several others already on the list such as Theinhardt and Aktiv Grotesk. Museo Sans is a geometric sans serif by Jos Buivenga, that has a warm and somewhat retro feel, not unlike its Top-10 stablemate Proxima Nova.
Here is the full list: