See which Democratic candidate has the best (and worst) typography

Political campaign typography: When it works, it’s iconic (and sometimes it’s so not working that it’s equally iconic). All the other times, it pretty much just seems uniformly meh. In the words of Matthew Butterick–typographer, programmer, lawyer, and delightfully dry-witted design educator–type design is where “candidates tend to be more successful revealing their characteristic limitations.” And this, Butterick argues only half-jokingly, means that […]

These are the worst fonts to use on your resume, according to typographers and designers

These are the best fonts to use on your resume, according to designers Writing a resume takes more effort than most people may think. You have to explain your work concisely, highlight the right mix of skills and achievements, double check dates and spelling and avoid using cliche words. In the process, some overlook one […]

Facebook Forms Team to Find Worst Case Scenarios Before They Arise

Facebook has hired a team of ex-intelligence officers, researchers and media buyers to find the worst possible things that can be done using the platform and to help the company prevent them. The group is called “Investigative Operations Team” and is testing the company’s advertising systems, pages, Instagram, Messenger and more, BuzzFeed News reported on Saturday. The team […]

The worst gadgets of 2016

016 was a year in which the fates seemingly asked, “Oh, you think that’s bad? Here, hold my beer.” We lost a Prince but gained a nacho-cheese-flavored, would-be king. We saw drones that couldn’t stop falling out of the sky, Snapchat filters that only a racist uncle could love and more poorly executed gadget gimmicks […]