Death of the Pixel

The pixel will never go away entirely, but its finite universe of digital watches and winking highway signs is contracting fast. It’s likely that the pixel’s final and most enduring role will be a shabby one, serving as an out-of-touch visual cliché to connote “the digital age.”

Jonathon Hoefler reflects on a very old example of a pixelated font and the death of the pixel.
via Kottke

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