04 Jun '16, 4pm

Food for thought

Food for thought

How important are the little details? Just ask the middle school student in Pittsburgh who discovered that the government could save $400 million dollars just by changing the typeface it uses. Suvir Mirchandani, inspired by a class project on saving ink, discovered that by switching from Times New Roman to Garamond, his school could reduce ink use by a quarter. Applying that information to the government, he found that it could slash its ink usage by a similar margin and save $400 million.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/student-discovers-that-the-governmen...

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