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XXII.3 May - June 2015
Page: 24
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The Times New Roman lie


Authors:
Jonathan Bean

This is not a paean to a typeface. This is about how Chrome OS lies. On Black Friday 2014, I bought a Chromebook. I was not alone; Amazon reported that its top three notebooks of the holiday season were all Chromebooks. I’ve been a Mac user since I switched to a Mac SE from the Apple IIGS, where a pixelated Mavis Beacon taught me how to type, so I had some reservations, but I figured that since I was already backing up most of my work in the cloud and that most of my academic papers were coauthored using Google…




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