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Christopher Slye @ChristopherSlye The San Francisco Bay Area

Everything Adobe Type since 1997. Now manager of business & licensing for type at Adobe. SOTA ex-officio. Collector of rare compact discs. Cocktail enthusiast.

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Joined Twitter 7/21/09


Any book @Lett_Arc is producing is worth backing, and this is no exception. You might as well get in on the early b… https://t.co/vB3hTG4Kf9
10/17
2019
@draftwerk Pretty dramatic at our house.
10/15
2019
Poster encouraging volunteers for Auxiliary Territorial Service, women's branch of the British Army, has been withd… https://t.co/JYyg8OVzqM
Retweeted by Christopher SlyeThis is a wonderful review and a great look at how the rock canon was shaped by socioeconomic conditions and public… https://t.co/uaY4uxUqf6
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10/13
2019
Front-page NYT story, 1908 https://t.co/RyoufFJAPo
Retweeted by Christopher SlyeCarving up some large, clear ice cubes this morning. https://t.co/1GL91DrzjM
10/12
2019
@MrTalin Try to leave the covered wagon at some point.
10/11
2019
@daveweigel I'm so afraid (haven't yet upgraded). I probably rely on iTunes much more than average. I have 3000+ of… https://t.co/tfacCTbJQb15 USC §§1192, 1196 & 16 CFR §1633.12(b)(2) make it a federal crime to sell a mattress that's intended to be used w… https://t.co/XWf03JRsJI
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10/10
2019
@adamtwar @SatyaRajpurohit @AdobeFonts @itfoundry Thanks Adam. That copy could probably use a tweak. @jessicahische Oh yes, just try to stop me! @jessicahische Well, I think we just need a power company that, like, knows what they’re doing. @adamtwar @SatyaRajpurohit @AdobeFonts @itfoundry To be clear, when we add open source fonts to Adobe Fonts, we try… https://t.co/57xrXizdvOHow did we get to the point where the energy company just gets to shut down power to half the Bay Area because thei… https://t.co/cF1eX1Q28s
10/9
2019
@SatyaRajpurohit @AdobeFonts @itfoundry You should now see these fonts attributed to Google. Let us know if we missed anything!
10/8
2019
@SatyaRajpurohit @AdobeFonts @itfoundry Hi, when we add open source fonts we always do our best to credit the found… https://t.co/IsHzS6qjra @kyleread I use Copy Style and Paste Style constantly.Pierre Le-Tan, the illustrator who gave the posters and @Criterion covers for films by @WhitStillman that distincti… https://t.co/TBHNqcZ5De
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10/7
2019
I have probably already spent too much time reading some of these books, but it’s a category I can’t get enough of. https://t.co/EL6S1ViF9v @samanthatoy I will tell you, @ckslye claims our dog loves to dress up for Halloween. @smcbride This is possibly my worst nightmare.
10/5
2019
@RogerBlack Thank you for posting a photo of Steve wearing a bow tie! @MrEchs It is uncivilized. @composerjk I think about a year ago I had to block off my commute. I still get booked into meetings during those time. @mcpflugie I am so sorry.
10/4
2019
Do I really have to block the lunch hour on my calendar? How did it come to this?Me on historians: Duh https://t.co/2xkVBHso2QIs Rudy or anyone in his household a calligrapher?
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10/3
2019
Trump says he came up with the term “fake news.” That is, in fact, fake news. Trump appropriated the term from Buzz… https://t.co/lUJXDJCt2h
Retweeted by Christopher SlyePeriodic reminder - if you pay for Creative Cloud you get a portfolio website with your sub. Not only that, but it’… https://t.co/E3Yoml1unu
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10/2
2019
The oldest pair of existing Levi jeans, dating to 1879. Jeans were commonly made in France from Nîmes. Because so m… https://t.co/rG3XJV2Mka
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9/29
2019
LOL "searchable." https://t.co/eFEoz99Q8c https://t.co/r2awDszMxT
9/27
2019
Some version of this is true for lots of things in life. https://t.co/IHFhKw7Ufk @splorp @scottboms I might have been doing this all along?I am all over this. Ordered. https://t.co/GEBTtPQZxh
9/26
2019
@mdkrigbaum I'm always looking for those because they're usually more quiet.I’ve been lately worried about burnout, and it just occurred to me that maybe I actually burned out like 4 months a… https://t.co/69Nsp1PEtB
9/25
2019
@composerjk @splorp Relatedly: https://t.co/QlFqrEam6lTravel by rail needs to exploit its advantages over air travel – not eliminate them. https://t.co/umAKd8oTGo
9/23
2019
.@RepDeSaulnier Thank you for living up to your constitutional duty to hold the executive branch accountable and su… https://t.co/jtrz2kttj2
9/22
2019
@realdougwilson I used to go to Kinko’s at midnight to get stuff printed. I found that the sharpest employees worke… https://t.co/0v59ZBm3jyJust ran across an old, favorite link. Early live Cars playing a mesmerizing, guitar-centric number. https://t.co/7dMTwbsrtT
9/20
2019
Oh ...oh my. ”Trump’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that was regarded as so troubling th… https://t.co/wj1UamogZ3
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9/19
2019
@AudreySaunders Well that’s okay – but if you trip across it in the future, I’d be interested to see! The whole his… https://t.co/oUFI6dYWIJ @AudreySaunders Is there a place where I can read about all these Noilly Prat formula shenanigans in more detail? @ivanbe “I still enjoying using the CD-ROM of clip art that I got at Macworld Expo in 1992.”
9/18
2019
@gabrowitsch Haha, same camera and watch here. 🙂 @gabrowitsch I would love to see you there, wherever it is. It has been too long. @gabrowitsch Nope.I just realized that yesterday was my 22nd anniversary working (one way or another) for the type team at Adobe. 🎉
9/17
2019
Wow, I am stunned. I listened to the Cars’ amazing debut album just a few hours ago. https://t.co/CXSF8OoCwr @splorp Haha, you don't say.
9/16
2019
This is really something. @RepAdamSchiff said on CBS today that the Director of National Intelligence has told the… https://t.co/1zUrVOLa6U
Retweeted by Christopher Slye @splorp Every so often I have to poke around and see what’s there.Okay, one more from the back of the closet. https://t.co/xwBzvW5RW9In its day (1992), Aldus IntelliDraw was a pretty cool application. It didn’t make it too far, though. https://t.co/hpqWD7Y8ph @splorp @erikvorhes Correct. But look: “Nike”. https://t.co/y0WOnPhLTV @erikvorhes The little one? It’s a “blank” so I don’t even know. Seems too small for Bluetooth. Someone like @splorp probably knows.Cleaning out the drawer full of random tech stuff and finding all kinds of Apple relics. https://t.co/1rdiElw22X
9/15
2019
@splorp No offense to J-pop — but no.This tiny Tower store in Odaiba was the saddest Tower. https://t.co/cEwrRZoSDh
9/14
2019
And if you have the latest issue of TYPE magazine, you’ll find Mr. Simonson on p.68 – identified as “a typophile.” https://t.co/DLCysnW9NkEddie Money’s debut album is, through and through, an underappreciated pop-rock classic — which is also well-produc… https://t.co/5Umk0hr3GA @marksimonson Hard for me to believe, but I'll be happy if that's true!
9/13
2019
@benkiel @realdougwilson I wish I liked the SE design more, but the hard corners have always bothered me.And I mean just as an option! Give people their huge phones too – but a small iPhone would be welcome.The iPhone 5c was, physically, the perfect phone for me. I really wish Apple would have kept it up. https://t.co/HwrJeeGWRh
9/12
2019
Always a pleasure to dine with my colleague and Adobe Type legend Taro Yamamoto. Thanks to @AriadneRem for the phot… https://t.co/oNUm6030pw
9/10
2019
@davelab6 @ATypI @tsmullaney I really believe the best solution is to make time in the schedule for live Q&A and manage time carefully. @davelab6 @ATypI @tsmullaney The open mic idea sounds excellent, but doing Q&A formally on Twitter sounds terrible (to me).
9/9
2019
The sound and vibration from Faxai in my Tokyo hotel room right now are eerie. https://t.co/cs0xpeIWAE
9/8
2019
@typographica It is 100% not a conspiracy
Retweeted by Christopher Slye @scottboms I have one of these!
9/7
2019
@ljoycek @dardenstudio Maybe? I feel like this is a particular question that one must get occasionally but inevitab… https://t.co/gzFEfOGDZ4
9/6
2019
If baseball wants to be part of the daily rhythms of city life, it should embrace fan-friendly policies and pricing… https://t.co/El6ypHtYqW
Retweeted by Christopher SlyeUh oh @gregveen, these folks have more initiative! https://t.co/Jnl8UNI41ZI mis-typed “metadata” as “meatdata” and it really got me thinking.
9/3
2019
It has been a couple days now but I’m still thinking @realdougwilson needs to pursue a full-time career as a game show host. #TypeCon2019 @ddemaree Yeah, it was unintentionally hilarious. In fairness, they were just trying too hard to make people unders… https://t.co/i5dZmpbkP0“That [United app] is the only thing that’s going to make you happy during our flight.” United seems to overestima… https://t.co/CYuH9VhZos @underware I will see you there!Heading home from another memorable #TypeCon2019. As always, a small crew somehow makes it look easy – but it’s not… https://t.co/Jm0giy3cHvPuppy cuddle and bonus kissed at @typecon with @erikvorhes and @positype https://t.co/e883lRVXRT
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9/2
2019
I REALLY encourage all of you — even if you don't think of yourself as a design pro — to give this survey a few min… https://t.co/0anOFVpeJr
Retweeted by Christopher SlyeAnd Adobe Scan has that cool icon too. https://t.co/QXRhiYaoN9
8/27
2019
It's #InternationalDogDay so here is our dog, Hugo the Kuvasz. https://t.co/FW3n1dgyGf @libbyn Possibly now my favorite part of your day.
8/26
2019
@dkswaff You are killing me! Was it a J-for-USA 35DP, or was it the actual Japan release? (Great either way.)
8/24
2019
@dkswaff Amazing! I can't believe they're still out there! ✨💿✨
8/23
2019
pretty sure I've successfully eradicated any trace of The Font from our wedding, but honestly wouldn't be surprised… https://t.co/2pw0YzTVLr
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8/21
2019
@composerjk Well, I look forward to seeing you at ATypI! @scottboms Same here!Now is the time where I talk about how next week I'll be attending my sixteenth #TypeCon in a row. ✨ @splorp @dokas I can still remember our first family calculator – from Radio Shack. I recall it cost like $250. Bac… https://t.co/ai0bpQCtDD
8/20
2019
@realdougwilson @cjtype Thank you both! I appreciate it. @agyeidesign @Adobe Hi Agyei. I'll be there, and would love to talk! Please find me if I don't find you first.S1 E4 of James Burke's "Connections" includes a fantastic look at the historical context of the development of prin… https://t.co/QRAJzr0Xvo
Retweeted by Christopher SlyeGood god, this was ten years ago.
8/19
2019
@HindiRinny Haha, I randomly found this myself last year and was equally delighted!Guess what we just found in @typesociety storage! https://t.co/RgVFx84YlL https://t.co/1mRmOwS1Aa
8/18
2019

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