type on screen -- lecture update

updates to "type on screen" lecture

obviously some pieces of the lecture are old, so here are a few recent developments that may be of interest.

new web font formats
fontshop international's "web fontfonts" are designed to provide a seamless experience between print and web through using the WOFF (web open font format) in html tags. that way, you can use any of fontshops (currently) 30 web fonts in your site design and 90% of browsers can see them.
check out this link first.
then another link with more detailed info.

newer screen sizes
iphone and ipod touch: 320 x 480 (163 pixels per inch)
ipad: 1024 x 768 (132 pixels per inch)

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