Deep into preparations for the Inkscape tutorial I'm giving at linux.conf.au in Hobart in January, I've been practicing techniques and recording them using RecordMyDesktop. It is a Linux application that does exactly what it says, screencast and audio recording of what's happening on screen. It works very well!
Garamond is a gorgeous font and one I have loved for a long long time.
It has a magnificent italic ampersand, and back in my mac days, I recall it having some lovely ornaments I was fond of using on the title pages of essays.
An interesting read for closet typogeeks like me.
Seth Godin writes good stuff... I nearly always nod and learn something when reading his blog... he's made an audio file of his latest book and is selling it for US$1 on itunes, and audible is offering it for 'free' as a promotion.
I delivered a keynote!
Still can't quite believe it. Hugely grateful to Bryant Patten of the National Center for Open Source in Education for the opportunity, and for having such faith in me.
I do hope the audience got something out of it.
slides and references - http://www.cc.com.au/k12openminds and I uploaded heaps of photos on flickr
following some new people on twitter now... which prompted me to pop in here and do an update - which I've not done for a while...
As I've mentioned before - I have 3 blogs. I'm not too sure why - they do each have a slightly different focus. This one, at kattekrab.net has always been the most random, the most uncompromising. The one least likely to make sense to anyone but me.