Visualizing Unicode

Unicode is one the great achievements of our era. It’s also incredibly intimidating. So I love to come across videos and web sites that help demystify Unicode. A week ago I came across a video created by jörg piringer that displays, …

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The next Internet revolution will not be in English

This visual depicts about half of the currently approved internationalized domain names (IDNs), positioned over their respective regions. Notice the wide range of scripts over India and the wide range of Arabic domains. I left off the Latin country code …

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How do you type € again?

It’s not easy having an American English keyboard when you frequently need to input characters like è or ä or ç. Or ¥. Or €. Maybe it’s because I switch between Mac and Windows so frequently. Or maybe I’m just …

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