Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: reading

20 bookmarks tagged “reading

PDF: Still Unfit for Human Consumption, 20 Years Later

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Research spanning 20 years proves PDFs are problematic for online reading. Yet they’re still prevalent and users continue to get lost in them. They’re unpleasant to read and navigate and remain unfit for digital-content display.

Standard Ebooks: Free and liberated ebooks, carefully produced for the true book lover.

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Free and liberated ebooks, carefully produced for the true book lover. Download free ebooks with professional-quality formatting and typography, in formats compatible with your ereader.

Five Books | The best books on everything

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The world's largest collection of expert book recommendations

Andika

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A family designed especially for literacy use, taking into account the needs of beginning readers

Can Fonts Really Help Those With Dyslexia? | | Eye on Design

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As a child, a cat always became a bat. My name was not Maddy but Mubby. Stranger still, a dog would often take the shape of a bog. My German mother would sit me at the kitchen table and tell me to read aloud from a German book; although I was fluent in the language and loved stories, the exercise was painfully boring

Book recommendations without the cover

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Find great books to read without judging the cover. Read first pages of novels without bias, and reveal the author and title if you're hooked.

Andika

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A sans serif font designed especially for literacy use, taking into account the needs of beginning readers. The focus is on clear, easy-to-perceive letterforms that will not be readily confused with one another.