Sign Salad Loves: May 2017

2 May 2017 | By Sign Salad
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As yet another calendar page turns, it’s time for our round-up of key stories & semiotic insights we’ve been reading in the signs over the last month…

  • This fascinating conversation between Anil Dash and Krista Tippett picks apart the meanings and morality of innovation and disruption for the societies tech is meant to serve.

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“First prize is a Cadillac Eldorado”

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  • The United Arab Emirates releases its new “Dubai Font”, a typeface for freedom of expression that some are suggesting does not reflect the reality of life in the UAE.

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  • And finally, one from our Thought-store archive: as Anthony Joshua dominated the weekend’s sporting discussion, we look back to our Thoughtletter on Sport, to uncover how the boxing ‘brand’ suffuses the sporting discourse in culture at large.

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