Picosec

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by Frodo7
See also Picosec Rounded by Frodo7.

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The name refers to its diminutive size calculated in Light pico seconds (Lps). 1 Lps is the distance the light travels in vacuum in 1 picosec. It is = 0.3 mm approximately. To give a hint to those who are not familiar with the international units: a foot long Subway sandwich is almost exactly 1 Lns (Light nanosecond) long.
Info: Created on 9th September 2009 . Last edited on 8th January 2012.
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7 Comments

I am quite aware of the fact that there are several fonts out there of the same proportions / style. I did not scrutinized them, nor did any comparative study of them. If it turns out that Picosec is a close imitation of any particular font it will certainly end up in the circular folder. It was only a small exercise I could not resist.
Comment by Frodo7 9th September 2009
Nice exercise! and informative, too!
I like the subtle j/i difference, very nice!
Comment by cayo 10th September 2009
maybe on a circular, but never in it :) this is a fine block font. the glyphs work well together.
Comment by funk_king 10th September 2009
When restricted to a finite number of bricks there is bound to be a measure of convergence and synchronicity.

That said, this stands up really well on its own merits.
Comment by p2pnut 10th September 2009
PS: re the subway analogy - have you taken the mayo diffraction factor into account? ;-)
Comment by p2pnut 10th September 2009
@p2pnut: A valid point based on good empirical evidence. I think we have to introduce the "mayo coefficient" to calculate that.
Comment by Frodo7 10th September 2009
This looks like the Disney XD Font.
Comment by Jack West 14th August 2014

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