You may think that you type URLs into your browser. In fact they’re IRIs, and the internet still can’t cope with Unicode. Why not?
Revisiting the problem of how best to encode English text for transmission in messages.
From Text Twist and tossed coins, to Jackson Pollock and human genetics – a crucial toolset for life.
In the first of a series, this explains how Macs work with Unicode, how to get the best out of that, and how to fix its problems.