TUG2013

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TUG 2013 – Closing

Closing remarks and report from the conference dinner of the TUG 2013 in Tokyo. For the first see , for the second , and for the third , and for the last day . Here now my last comments on the TUG conference in Tokyo. As it was my honor to close the conference I want to convey the same […]

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TUG 2013 – Day 4

Some remarks about the last day of the TUG 2013 in Tokyo. For the first see , for the second , and for the third . The last day brought a wild mixture of math, fonts, touching various aspects and exhibiting the power of TeX & Friends far from the original intended target.

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TUG 2013 – Day 3 Excursion

Here now the recollections from the third day, the excursion day, of the TUG 2013 in Tokyo. For the first see , for the second see The third day of the conference was dedicated to an excursion to the Tokyo Printing Museum housed in the Toppan Printing Company’s building. Divided into three groups we took turns in three activities: a […]

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TUG 2013 – Day 2

Here now the recollections from the second day of the TUG 2013 in Tokyo. For the first see The second day brought a big part on graphics, two excellent tutorials on Japanese typefaces and text layout, a hands-on tutorial on actually typing Japanese on computers, as well as a few other talks.

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TUG 2013 – Day 1

I just returned from the TUG 2013 in Tokyo, a great event. Here are my personal comments on the different presentations and activities, starting with the first day. First the cold facts: 4 days, 141+ participants, 35 presentations, 1 excursion, lots of fun. I haven’t been on many TUG Meetings before, but I guess that it was one of the […]

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はじめの書道 My first calligraphy

先週のの遠足の時初めて書道触れた。その前筆を使う事がただ一度だった。今回自分で墨を作ってから、練習した。難しかった。思ったよりすごく難しかった!一回自分でやると、書道先生の天才を少しわかってきた。好きになったから、絶対に書道練習を続ける。 During last weeks we had the opportunity to try out calligraphy. Before that time I had touched a calligraphic pen only once. This time we could make our own ink and train writing. Wow, how difficult. Much more than I thought. Now that I tried it once, I start to understand the genius of the calligraphy masters. I will […]

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TUG 2013

TUG 2013 in Tokyo – TeX Users Group Meeting

From Wednesday next week on the 34th Annual Meeting of the TeX Users Group will bring together over 150 TeX users, TeX experts, typographiles, book lovers, font designers, etc. A dense program with talks not only on TeX, but also Japanese writing systems, indexing, plotting, and much more. For those who don’t know about TeX, that is what the TUG […]

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