There is more than one kind of eye fatigue

Asthenopia is the formal term for describing what is usually called eye fatigue. While eye fatigue has been around long before computers, spending many hours in front of computer monitors certainly causes eye fatigue for a lot of people. I’m keenly interested in understanding eye fatigue and what can be done to prevent it. Surprisingly…

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ClearType improves the efficiency of typical office tasks

In two earlier posts I talked about studies that showed that word recognition is 17% more accurate and sentence comprehension is 5% faster with ClearType. Given these findings we should certainly expect that that there are reading benefits for ClearType when reading extended text. But what about other common office tasks that involve reading, but…

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