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Comment Re:missing the point? (Score 3, Informative) 60

The funny thing is that this sort of mathematical and reductionist take on font "design" is precisely what modernism and then postmodernism did to other art forms — by stripping a tradition of its presupposed axioms, picking a certain point as a "first principle", establishing an alternative deriviation from it, and then calling that "art". I hope the typographers hold out, unlike what has become of fields such as sociology, post-tonal music, and continental philosophy.

Submission + - Reddit strips /r/technology's default status amid moderator turmoil (dailydot.com)

celebril writes: After having its userbase discover that the subreddit's moderators automatically remove submissions with words such as “NSA,” “Bitcoin,” and “Obama” in their titles, today the /r/technology subreddit is stripped of its default status on the self-proclaimed "Frontpage of the Internet", Reddit.

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