The Dark Side of Social Media

Dark side of social media

In our contemporary landscape, social media has seamlessly woven itself into the fabric of our daily lives and undoubtedly, stands as one of the most captivating innovations of our time. It provides a vibrant avenue for individuals to cultivate diverse connections and foster a global sense of community, while also serving as … Read more

Navigating the Pros and Cons of Workplace Automation

Pros and Cons of Workplace Automation

In the ever-evolving landscape of modern workplaces, the terms “automation” and “Artificial Intelligence (AI)” have taken center stage. These words hold the promise of a more efficient and productive work environment, often conjuring images of machines tirelessly carrying out tasks and algorithms making swift decisions.  While there’s no doubt that automation and … Read more

How Are Wingdings Used Today?

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A group of dingbat typefaces called Wingdings convert letters into other symbols. By merging glyphs from Lucida Icons, Arrows, and Stars that were licensed by Charles Bigelow and Kris Holmes, they were first created by Microsoft in 1990. The creator of a tool used to create the typeface. Type Solutions, Inc., is … Read more

Is Creating a New Font Difficult?

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There are tons of high-quality fonts available online – both free and paid – that can be used in any design project. Many editing apps come with lots of pre-loaded fonts. However, there are times when you need a custom font to really make the design unique. If that’s the case, you’re … Read more

How to Translate the Windings Font

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Wingdings is a font that is hard to read. What would a random succession of symbols and shapes mean to any average reader, anyway? But some people do use it to hide a message, so if you stumble upon something that seems to be a word written in Wingdings, you might wonder … Read more

Story Behind Wingdings

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If you’re in school during the ‘90s to the aughts, you’ve probably played a lot with the fonts in Microsoft Word. Finding the perfect font for a school project or assignment is the fun part of doing them. For instance, if you want a creepy, Halloween-y font, you use “Chiller.” If you’re … Read more

Ways You Can Use Wingdings

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Wingdings fonts had become a bit of a phenomenon, especially in the ‘90s when it first came out. Part of the strange phenomenon is that these fonts are made of only a series of symbols. Knowing what symbols are available in the Wingdings fonts can help make your document or presentation more … Read more

Do Wingdings Have a Purpose?

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If you’ve spent a lot of time with Microsoft Word, you’ve probably encountered Wingdings on the font choices. But this font is made entirely out of symbols – you can’t read it as it is. It surely seems bizarre, like it was a code. What are the creators of the font thinking? … Read more