Posts From Manan Sikka

Manan Sikka
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A musician with a knack for most things computer science, Manan’s been an Android and FOSS enthusiast since 2012, and loves paying attention to little details that usually go unnoticed.

The fall and rise of Roboto, Android’s default font

It’s easy to overlook the importance of typefaces in software design, especially when it comes to designing graphical user interfaces. Sadly though, even the best typefaces ever created, including Helvetica (arguably the most popular no-frills typeface ever created), would turn to mush if they were scanned and used on computers as-is, the way they were...