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Large Letters for greater creativity

David Nunez
David Nunez
1 min read

I’ve recently upped the font sizes in Textmate and the terminal.

It makes me feel like my code is more beautiful, somehow.

Maybe it’s because whenever I watch a brilliant hacker give a technical talk, they put their screens up on the projector and live-code with super-large type.

Perhaps it reduces the amount of stuff that fits on my screen to a more elegant “that which matters.” Too much text via smaller font makes it difficult to focus.

It’s a cognitive hack for creativity.

Terminal bash 80x24 1

Demorb smart lab

Monoco 18pt – Vibrant Ink color scheme for Textmate

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Dir of Technology at the MIT Museum • Writing about emerging tech's impact on your life • Speculative insights on the intersection of humanity and technology 🤖


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