Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces

Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces

Type is something we consume in enormous quantities. In much of the world, it’s completely inescapable. But few consumers are concerned to know where a particular typeface came from or when or who designed it, if, indeed, there was any human agency involved in its...

The mathematics of love | Hannah Fry

The mathematics of love | Hannah Fry

Today I want to talk to you about the mathematics of love. Now, I think that we can all agree that mathematicians are famously excellent at finding love. (Laughter) But it’s not just because of our dashing personalities, superior conversational skills and excellent pencil cases....