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Etymologically “0” is a cypher, implying a some-thing that stands in for no-thing.
One almost cannot help but respond to various magical alphabets as “of terrible aspect.” That would be a mistake.
Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius. De occulta philosophia, with Pietro d’ Abano, Johannes Trithemius, Godefroy and Marcellin Beringen, Thomas Dotter and the Elder Pliny. Lugduni: Per Beringos fratres, 1550.
One of the ways the sense of touch is contiguous with the sense of vision.
Falls in the category: “things I wish to know.”
Punch cards from an IBM printer (MDM 5203) we collected from a garment factory building being torn down to make way for the Sprint Center. Presented below is the card for “Y” as well as a whole alphabet of cards—from which it is obvious that the way computers “read” is nearly impossible for human’s to decode in the absence of the machine.
An exceedingly simple code enamored of children.
Ship to ship communications, almost always rendered in color. Here colors have been coded using heraldic conventions. Short for “I am altering my course to starboard.”
ICS], and Great Britain. Board of Trade. International Code of Signals. American ed. Washington: Govt. Print. Off., 1937 (1917).
A stenography system widely taught in Germany, used notably by Kurt Gödel.
Vaguely misleading as hieroglyphics are not intrinsically alphabetic but generally useful in the spirit of the game.
International Phonetic Alphabet
We are not certain about this. Anyone having more complete information please share.
What is the holiday without a little knottinesss?
Deciphering of Linear-B was completed in the early 20th C. by Michael Ventris, an architect and polymath.
Chadwick, John. The Decipherment of Linear B. Cambridge [UK]; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1960.
Another magic alphabet, this one from Pitois Christian, a pseudonym.
Writing from scratch, so to speak. We follow Drucker, who shows a different mark than unicode.
A Renaissance scholar of extraordinary graphic intelligence. Also, the literary source for the accompanying volvelle, an early analog computer and code generator.
Download a QR Code reader to find the letter.
See Koch’s extraordinary Book of Signs, a typographic masterpiece from a giant of 20th C. design.
Sherlock Holmes Dancing Man
Teeline (Palm Writing)
A tactile alphabet, often used to develop dual pathways to orthographic language.
Hill, James. Teeline: a method of fast writing. London: Heinemann Educational, 1968.
Unicode Consortium. Unicode Symbols Sets. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 2000.
You should live! And be well! A leben ahf dir!
Goldin, Hyman E. First Grade in Hebrew. New York: Hebrew Pub. Co., 1926.
Glagolitic alphabet for Zograhensis Codex