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0esigned by 2uzono Licko. Licensed ond distributed by Lnigre.

1he lineoge cf 8ose 900 is on exonple cf hcw technclcgicol restroints con serve os
o scurce fcr design inspiroticn ond explcroticn. 1he design ncrphed frcn o bitnop, tc
o restricted cutline, tc o full, high rescluticn typefoce. 1he resulting 8ose 900 fcnts still
ccnvey o ncdulor, gecnetric style, reniniscent cf the eorly ccnputer technclcgy ero,
but with on updoted, ncre rened lcck node pcssible by o high rescluticn grid.
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Bose 900
besigned by 2uzono Licko.
Licensed ond distributed by Lnigre.
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Ik1R000c1I0k: When 8ose 9 wos desgned n 1994, the gooI wos to
creote o comprehensve fomIy of screen fonts wth componon prnter fonts,
somewhot smIor n purpose to Hotthew Corters weII known typefoce Verdono.
1n the desgn process of these typefoces, the screen fonts IorgeIy dctoted
the Iook of the prnter fonts, rother thon the other woy oround, becouse outIne
fonts ore more exbIe ond ore eoser to odopt. Ior exompIe, the proportons of
the screen font determned the exoct chorocter wdths wthn whch the outIne
chorocters were odjusted to t. usuoIIy ths process s reversed chorocter wdths
ore normoIIy odjusted to t oround the outIne chorocters. 1herefore, certon
compromses hod to be mode.
1he 8ose 9 screen fcnt (loter renoned Lc-kes 9 Norrcw), ond the 8ose 9 printer fcnt were
criginolly designed os ccnponicn fcnts fcr use cn screen ond in print.
0 WOMAN
woman
woron
wcnon
womon
womon
womon
Whereos the 8ose 9 screen font wos desgned on o grd of nne pxeIs hgh, ond
hod ts roots n the lo-Res 9 Norrow btmop font, the 8ose 900 fomIy s o hgh
deIty odoptoton of the 8ose 9 prnter font desgn. 1hs Ineoge s on exompIe
of how technoIogcoI restronts con serve os o source for desgn nsproton ond
expIoroton. 1n ths cose, the desgn morphed from o btmop, to o restrcted outIne,
to o fuII, hgh resoIuton typefoce. 1he resuItng 8ose 900 fonts stII convey o
moduIor, geometrc styIe, remnscent of the eorIy computer technoIogy ero, but
wth on updoted, more rened Iook mode possbIe by o hgh resoIuton grd
whch offers unImted desgn possbItes.
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fi g. 1. R
fi g. 1. B
Light
egulor
Hediur
8old
heovy
1he reccnstructed 8ose 900 fcnt fonily.
1R 08I0k R0c88: 0ne of the choIIenges when drowng 8ose
900 wos ndng the rght boIonce between normoIzng the desgn of 8ose 9 whIe
montonng ts orgnoI chorocter. 1he redesgn stII hod to Iook Ike 8ose. 1o reton
ts chorocter, the most dstngushng eIement thot wos corred over from 8ose 9
s the tronguIor spur detoI whch orgnoted n the lo-Res 9 8oId btmop. 1o gve
denton to the cusps n the btmop font, o pxeI wos removed to open up the oreo
where the rounded stroke meets the stem. 1hs open squore oreo evoIved nto the
trodemork tronguIor wedge shope n the 8ose 9 prnter font.
1he triongulor spur elenent, derived frcn the cusps in the 8ose 9 bitnop fcnt, ore the ncst
reccgnizoble feoture cf the 8ose printer fcnts ond wos retoined thrcughcut the tronsiticn
tc 8ose 900.
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RAN
ron
fi g. 2. R
fi g. 2. B
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wone
dinosour
rinirolly
onno
onnuities
mentor
heovy
8old
Light
8old
Hediur
Light
1he norrcw n in the criginol design cf 8ose 9 cone frcn o ccnscicus effcrt tc keep the
chorocter frcn being tcc wide in the screen fcnt. 1his becone oncther reccgnizoble feoture
cf the 8ose fcnts thot wos nointoined in the redrown 8ose 900 versicn.
1he extro norrow m s onother exompIe of o unque desgn eIement thot resuIted
from the btmop. When redrowng the typefoce, the ntoI mpuIse wos to drow
o corrected m wth o more common, wder proporton. 8ut when mpIementng ths
more reguIor Iookng m, the typefoce seemed to Iose some of ts chorocter. So we
opted to moke the normoIzed m on oIternote chorocter, whch s ovoIobIe n the
0pen1ype verson, oIong wth oIternotes for the 1 J W ond w.
0 M m
wcmon
n
wcnon
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fi g. 3. R
fi g. 3. B
1he lineoge cf bose 900 is on exonple cf hcw
technclcgicol restroints con serve os o scurce
fcr design inspiroticn ond explcroticn. 1he
design ncrphed frcn o bitnop, tc o restricted
cutline, tc o full, high rescluticn typefoce. 1he
resulting bose 900 fcnts still ccnvey o ncdulor,
gecnetric style, reniniscent cf the eorly
ccnputer technclcgy ero, but with on updoted,
ncre rened lcck node pcssible by o high
rescluticn grid.
1he lineoge cf bose 900 is on exomple cf hcw
technclcgicol restroints con serve os o scurce
fcr design inspiroticn ond explcroticn. 1he
design mcrphed frcm o bitmop, tc o restricted
cutline, tc o full, high rescluticn typefoce. 1he
resulting bose 900 fcnts still ccnvey o mcdulor,
gecmetric style, reminiscent cf the eorly
ccmputer technclcgy ero, but with on updoted,
mcre rened lcck mode pcssible by o high
rescluticn grid.
8ose 9
text with
defoult
chorocters
8ose 9
text with
olternote r
(pplying
upenJype
Stylistic Set 1)
Bose 900 defoult vs. olternote chorocters
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10
8ose 900 oIso retons the orgnoI non-descendng J ond serfed 1 to preserve the
chorocter of the 8ose 9 desgn. 1he oIternote descendng j offers symmetrc spocng
wthn oII cops settngs, ond the oIternote I wthout serfs offers o more dscreet
Iook, whch moy be preferobIe n certon stuotons.
HDJUS1IN0 HD[US1|N0
HDJH0LN1 AD[A0LN1
I J | [
H A
1he oIternote A empIoys the more trodtonoI tronguIor opex, whereos the orgnoI
round top stroght sded desgn come from the btmop where t wos more IegbIe,
ond ovoded mony spocng probIems, whch ovoded mony kernng pors.
1he orgnoI sngIe story o wth ts tronguIor spur endngs on top ond bottom wos
oIso up for redesgn consderoton. two story o wos tred out n order to more
cIeorIy dfferentote between the o ond o to ncreose IegbIty. three story g wos
oIso drown for smIor reosons. 8ut these deos were quckIy dropped os t become
mmedoteIy obvous thot the resuIts chonged the overoII Iook ond feeI of the desgn
too much, stuotng t n the overcrowded styIstc neghborhood of too mony sons
serf fonts thot ospre to Iook neutroI. Subvertng IegbIty n fovor of o more
unque vsuoI quoIty wouId moke some type pursts crnge. 8ut others, who feeI thot
type shouId mport more thon just IegbIty, wII enjoy the undenobIe snguIorty of
8ose 900.
fi g. 4. R
fi g. 4. B
Stylistic Sets 1 2 3 4 5
lternotes
lternotes
0efoult
0efoult
Stylistic Set 6
Bose 900 defoult vs. olternote chorocters
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A | [ m ww
H I J n ww
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357 I23457890
Loch grcup cf olternote chorocters con be inplenented seporotely thrcugh the Stylistic
Sets Upen1ype feoture.
1he olternote chorocters in 8ose 900 con be used fcr stylistic purpcses, cr in longuoges
with unusuol letter ccnbinoticns. In Dutch, fcr instonce, the I J ccnbinoticn is quite ccn-
ncn. In such instonces, the olternote chorocters in 8ose 900 con ccne in hondy.
2IjN 21JN
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1n the cose of the w, 3, 5 ond 7 we took on opposte opprooch ond repIoced the
orgnoI 8ose 9 prnter font desgn wth more normoIzed versons. 1n the cose of the
w, snce the overIop n the center strokes creoted o sIghtIy jorrng effect n smoIIer
szes, we octuoIIy troded unqueness for IegbIty.
w
wcnon
fi g. S. R
fi g. S. B
fi g. S.c
0 W
1c notch the width cf the 8ose 9 printer fcnt w tc the screen fcnt, the center strckes hod
tc be cverlopped. Icr 8ose 900 the fcrn wos sinplied.
w
wcmon
S037
S0j0uRN
1,39S,4S6,780
AwARb
1,395,456,780
WRb
1JN11NC
AWARb
5037
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0ther mprovements n the 8ose 900 fomIy ncIude o more subtIe use of curves n the
outInes. 1ype creoton tooIs hove greotIy mproved snce 1994, os hove my obItes
os o desgner of typefoces. Iso, the orgnoI 8ose 9 contoned mony shopes bosed
on smpIe geometrc crcIes ond ovoIs n keepng wth the btmop grd. Very few f
ony optcoI correctons were mode to curves ond Ieod n strokes. ven the thckness
of horzontoI ond vertcoI stems, whch oIso corresponded cIoseIy to the btmop
were kept uncorrected. 1hs resuIted n some uncomfortobIe vsuoI effects whereby
horzontoI strokes Iooked thcker thon vertcoI strokes. 1n 8ose 900, oII these detoIs
hove been upgroded wth the necessory optcoI correctons.
fi g. 6. R
fi g. 6. B
Uriginol 8ose 9 printer fcnt cn left; ccrrected 8ose 900 in niddle; cverlopping fcrns
shcwing subtle differences between the twc versicns.
t
f
t
f
WI0R1 0I81RIB01I0k: bue to the coorse resoIuton of the screen,
the 8ose 9 btmop ond prnter fonts were desgned n onIy two weghts: ReguIor ond
8oId. 8ecouse the weght couId be ncreosed onIy n whoIe pxeI ncrements, the
sngIe pxeI stem served for the reguIor weght, ond the two pxeI stem served for
the boId weght. Wthout these restrctons, 8ose 900 ntroduces three oddtonoI
weghts: o Ighter weght thon the ReguIor; on ntermedote Hedum weght between
the ReguIor ond the 8oId; ond o heovy weght.
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fi g. 7. R
fi g. 8. R
fi g. 7. B
fi g. 8. B
SmIorIy, the wdths of the ndvduoI chorocters n 8ose 9 couId vory onIy by whoIe
ncrements of o pxeI Imtng the subtIe wdth vorotons necessory to occommodote
oII chorocters. 1hs meont thot mony chorocters shored the some sze spoce, Ieovng
some wth unusuoIIy norrow or wde proportons.
0 BGNMF
bgnmf
kegulor 8cld Light Hediun heovy
netol
with 8ose 900 we obondcned the ideo cf o notching screen fcnt ond its restricted grid which
ollcwed fcr greoter ccntrcl cver spocing ond kerning.
8RcIk0: 1he desgn of the orgnoI 8ose 9 wos o unque choIIenge, ond whIe
t generoted some very surprsng Ietter shopes thot we wouId not hove orrved ot
otherwse, the compromses uItmoteIy generoted shortcomngs n the desgn of
the prnter fonts, portcuIorIy n the spocng. 0ver tme, wth the mprovements of
screen resoIutons ond hntng, these short-comngs n 8ose 9 seemed no Ionger
justobIe, whch Ieod us to surrender the purty of the concept n fovor of o font
whch utIzed the precson ond sophstcoton of current technoIogy generotng
greoter IegbIty ond oppIcobIty.
0 METAL
metal
1he linitoticns cf o ccorse ond rigid grid used fcr the 8ose 9 screen fcnt generoted o nunber
cf unresclvoble spocing prcblens. Since the ccncept colled fcr notching screen ond printer
fcnts, these ccnprcnised spocing issues were olsc feotured in the printer fcnt.
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fi g. 9. R
fi g. 9. B
fi g. 9.c
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The lineage of base 900 is an example
of how technological restraints can
serve as a source for design inspiration
and exploration. The design morphed
from a bitmap, to a restricted outline,
to a full, high resolution typeface. The
resulting Base 900 fonts still convey a
modular, geometric style, reminiscent
of the early computer technology era,
but with an updated, more rened look
made possible by a high resolution grid.
1he lineoge cf bose 900 is on exomple cf hcw
technclcgicol restroints con serve os o scurce
fcr design inspiroticn ond explcroticn. 1he
design mcrphed frcm o bitmop, tc o restricted
cutline, tc o full, high rescluticn typefoce.
1he resulting 8ose 900 fcnts still ccnvey o
mcdulor, gecmetric style, reminiscent cf the
eorly ccmputer technclcgy ero, but with on
updoted, mcre rened lcck mode pcssible by o
high rescluticn grid.
uriginol
8ose 9
printer font
defoult
spocing.
8ose 9
odjusted
defoult
spocing
8pocing of Bose 9 vs. Bose 900
c0kcL08I0k: 1ts nterestng to consder thot some of the dosyncroses
n 8ose 900 whch derved drectIy from the btmop, ore used here for pureIy styIstc
purposes. besgn detoIs thot begon os form foIIows functon n the hghIy
restrctve btmop envronment hove now become pureIy formoI to gve o unque
dentty n the unrestrcted hgh resoIuton envronment.
When desgnng the lo-Res 9 btmop, the technoIogy severeIy Imted the shopes of
the Ietter forms. When toggIng pxeIs on o grd thot oIIows exoctIy 9 pxeIs to dene
the Ietters from the top of the oscender to the bottom of the descender, ts obvous
thot the desgn optons for eoch Ietterform quckIy run out. 0n the other hond, the
hgh resoIuton desgn envronment, n whch 8ose 900 wos creoted, offers compIete
desgn freedom. 1n such on envronment t becomes necessory for the desgner to
mpose restrctons ond ruIes to gve the desgn o rotonoIe.
Revstng these oId deos for nsproton to creote new desgns begs the queston
whether to omt the eorIer versons ond consder the new verson on mprovement,
or to ntroduce the new desgn os on oddton oIongsde the oId desgn. 1n the post
we hove redrown typefoces to x smoII probIems to repIoce the oId ones. 1n the
cose of 8ose 900, however, due to the sgncont chonges, speccoIIy n spocng
ond kernng, ths wouId be mproctcoI. 0penng oId Ies usng the orgnoI 8ose 9
fonts ond repIocng them wth 8ose 900 wouId compIeteIy rewrop the text. 1hot
oIone wos reoson enough not to repIoce 8ose 9. Ius the Iook ond feeI of the new
8ose 900 fonts, whIe undenobIy smIor to ts source, hove o chorocter oII ther
own.
2uzono lcko
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H80DLI0h
IJkLHNUqk
S1UvwXYI
obcdefgh
i j kl nncpqr
stuvwxyz
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egulor
Bose 900
Bose 900: Five weights
uoing off the grid
0cing cff the grid
Cong off the grd
6oing off the grid
0oing off the grid
Bose 900: Itolics
Going off the grid
Going off the grid
Going off the grid
Going off the grid
Going off the grid
Bose 900: 8moll cops
uoIuc orr fur cnIc
0ouc orr fur cnb
Cotnc orr 1nr cutn
6otuo orr 1uz onto
0ozuo orr zaz onzo
Bose 900: Rlternote chorocters
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fi g. 10. R fi g. 10.c
fi g. 10. B fi g. 10. b
Jhe woron Is Howing
Jhe womon |s Howing
1he Womon 1s Howng
1he womon Is Howng
1he Womon Is Howing
1he Womon Is Howing
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1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exorple of how technologicol restroints con serve os o source for design
inspirotion ond explorotion. Jhe design rorphed fror o bitrop, to o restricted outline, to o full, high resolution
typefoce. Jhe resulting 8ose 9 fonts still convey o rodulor, georetric style, reriniscent of the eorly corputer
technology ero, but with an updated, rore rened look rode possible by o high resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exonple cf hcw technclcgicol restroints con serve os o scurce fcr design
inspiroticn ond explcroticn. 1he design ncrphed frcn o bitnop, tc o restricted cutline, tc o full, high
rescluticn typefoce. 1he resulting 8ose 900 fcnts still ccnvey o ncdulor, gecnetric style, reniniscent cf the
eorly ccnputer technclcgy ero, but with an updated, ncre rened lcck node pcssible by o high rescluticn
grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 s on exompIe of how technoIogcoI restronts con serve os o source for desgn
nsproton ond expIoroton. 1he desgn morphed from o btmop, to o restrcted outIne, to o fuII, hgh
resoIuton typefoce. 1he resuItng 8ose 900 fonts stII convey o moduIor, geometrc styIe, remnscent
of the eorIy computer technoIogy ero, but with an updated, more rened Iook mode possbIe by o hgh
resoIuton grd.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exomple of how technologicol restroints con serve os o source for
design inspirotion ond explorotion. 1he design morphed from o bitmop, to o restricted outline, to o
full, high resolution typefoce. 1he resulting Bose 900 fonts still convey o modulor, geometric style,
reminiscent of the eorly computer technology ero, but with an updated, more rened look mode
possible by o high resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exomple of how technologicol restroints con serve os o source for
design inspirotion ond explorotion. 1he design morphed from o bitmop, to o restricted outline,
to o full, high resolution typefoce. 1he resulting Bose 900 fonts still convey o modulor, geometric
style, reminiscent of the eorly computer technology ero, but with an updated, more rened look
mode possible by o high resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exorple of how technologicol restroints con serve os o source
for design inspirotion ond explorotion. Jhe design rorphed fror o bitrop, to o restricted outline,
to o full, high resolution typefoce. Jhe resulting 8ose 9 fonts still convey o rodulor, georetric
style, reriniscent of the eorly corputer technology ero, but with an updated, rore rened look
rode possible by o high resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exonple cf hcw technclcgicol restroints con serve os o
scurce fcr design inspiroticn ond explcroticn. 1he design ncrphed frcn o bitnop, tc o
restricted cutline, tc o full, high rescluticn typefoce. 1he resulting 8ose 900 fcnts still ccnvey
o ncdulor, gecnetric style, reniniscent cf the eorly ccnputer technclcgy ero, but with an
updated, ncre rened lcck node pcssible by o high rescluticn grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 s on exompIe of how technoIogcoI restronts con serve os o
source for desgn nsproton ond expIoroton. 1he desgn morphed from o btmop, to o
restrcted outIne, to o fuII, hgh resoIuton typefoce. 1he resuItng 8ose 900 fonts stII
convey o moduIor, geometrc styIe, remnscent of the eorIy computer technoIogy ero, but
with an updated, more rened Iook mode possbIe by o hgh resoIuton grd.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exomple of how technologicol restroints con serve os o
source for design inspirotion ond explorotion. 1he design morphed from o bitmop, to o
restricted outline, to o full, high resolution typefoce. 1he resulting Bose 900 fonts still
convey o modulor, geometric style, reminiscent of the eorly computer technology ero,
but with an updated, more rened look mode possible by o high resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exomple of how technologicol restroints con serve
os o source for design inspirotion ond explorotion. 1he design morphed from o
bitmop, to o restricted outline, to o full, high resolution typefoce. 1he resulting
Bose 900 fonts still convey o modulor, geometric style, reminiscent of the eorly
computer technology ero, but with an updated, more rened look mode possible by
o high resolution grid.
Light
egulor
Hediur
8old
heovy
Light
egulor
Hediur
8old
heovy
Bose 900 | 6/10 pt. Bose 900 | 7/11 pt.
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1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exorple of how technologicol restroints con serve
os o source for design inspirotion ond explorotion. Jhe design rorphed fror o
bitrop, to o restricted outline, to o full, high resolution typefoce. Jhe resulting 8ose
9 fonts still convey o rodulor, georetric style, reriniscent of the eorly corputer
technology ero, but with an updated, rore rened look rode possible by o high
resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exonple cf hcw technclcgicol restroints con
serve os o scurce fcr design inspiroticn ond explcroticn. 1he design ncrphed
frcn o bitnop, tc o restricted cutline, tc o full, high rescluticn typefoce. 1he
resulting 8ose 900 fcnts still ccnvey o ncdulor, gecnetric style, reniniscent cf
the eorly ccnputer technclcgy ero, but with an updated, ncre rened lcck node
pcssible by o high rescluticn grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 s on exompIe of how technoIogcoI restronts con
serve os o source for desgn nsproton ond expIoroton. 1he desgn morphed
from o btmop, to o restrcted outIne, to o fuII, hgh resoIuton typefoce. 1he
resuItng 8ose 900 fonts stII convey o moduIor, geometrc styIe, remnscent
of the eorIy computer technoIogy ero, but with an updated, more rened Iook
mode possbIe by o hgh resoIuton grd.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exomple of how technologicol restroints
con serve os o source for design inspirotion ond explorotion. 1he design
morphed from o bitmop, to o restricted outline, to o full, high resolution
typefoce. 1he resulting Bose 900 fonts still convey o modulor, geometric
style, reminiscent of the eorly computer technology ero, but with an
updated, more rened look mode possible by o high resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exomple of how technologicol restroints
con serve os o source for design inspirotion ond explorotion. 1he design
morphed from o bitmop, to o restricted outline, to o full, high resolution
typefoce. 1he resulting Bose 900 fonts still convey o modulor, geometric
style, reminiscent of the eorly computer technology ero, but with an
updated, more rened look mode possible by o high resolution grid.
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exorple of how technologicol
restroints con serve os o source for design inspirotion ond
explorotion. Jhe design rorphed fror o bitrop, to o restricted
outline, to o full, high resolution typefoce. Jhe resulting 8ose 9
fonts still convey o rodulor, georetric style, reriniscent of the eorly
corputer technology ero, but with an updated, rore rened look
1he lineoge of Bose 900 is on exonple cf hcw technclcgicol
restroints con serve os o scurce fcr design inspiroticn ond
explcroticn. 1he design ncrphed frcn o bitnop, tc o restricted
cutline, tc o full, high rescluticn typefoce. 1he resulting 8ose 900
fcnts still ccnvey o ncdulor, gecnetric style, reniniscent cf the
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ond explorotion. 1he design morphed from o bitmop, to o
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with an updated, more rened look mode possible by o high
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computer technology ero, but with an updated, more
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