Odds and Ends: Hooray for Helvetica; PC World shake-up

Helvetica's birthday, and a shake-up at PC World.

A favorite font turns fifty The Helvetica font, made famous and popular by the introduction of the Macintosh, is 50 years old. At MoMA, the party's on. It's even got its own movie.

PC World editor resigns after Apple-bashing article pulled From Cnet News:

"Award-winning Editor-in-Chief Harry McCracken of PC World resigned Tuesday over disagreements with the magazine's publisher regarding stories critical of advertisers, according to sources... Wired News reported Wednesday evening that McCracken quit after Crawford killed a draft story titled 'Ten Things We Hate About Apple.'" More...

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