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Humanist Archives: Jan. 1, 2019, 10:30 a.m. Humanist 32.298 - pubs: on desktop publishing

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 298.
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        Date: 2018-12-31 13:24:38+00:00
        From: Dave Walden 
        Subject: desktop publishing, digital typography, etc., , a couple of pointers

 > From: Dave Walden 

Some of you will have seen issue 3 of 2018 of the Annals of the History
of Computing on the history of desktop publishing.  And a few of you may
have read my interview with Charles Bigelow, who has lived and worked
through much of the digital type revolution. There is a parallel
interview at http://tug.org/TUGboat/tb39-3/tb123holmes-walden.pdf of
Kris Holmes who is the other half of the Bigelow and Holmes Design
Studio.  See also http://tug.org/TUGboat/tb39-3/tb123walden-cary.pdf --
the Cary Collection with which Chuck and Kris are affiliated.

The "web extras" page for the DTP special issue of the Annals --
continues to be updated -- https://history.computer.org/annals/dtp/

While TeX and LaTeX are just a tiny corner of the computing world, the
TUG website (tug.org) does have some content that goes beyond TeX and
may be useful for people researching the digital typography and DTP area
of computing history;

- the group's journal (http://tug.org/tugboat/contents.html) is now open
access for all but the most recently published issue; look at book
reviews, typography, etc., in the category list for high probability of
finding topics closer to computing history.

- the group's interview series (http://tug.org/interviews/) naturally
looks backward (i.e., history); also there are lots of links to
interviews of Knuth (http://tug.org/interviews/#knuth).

By the way, Knuth has produced another massive computing/artistic effort
outside the volumes of The Art of Computer Programming:

Best wishes for 2019.

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