The YouTube Sans typeface contains the YouTube play button icon as a built-in glyph. So clever.
Later on, Dan would learn there was a time when anyone could go to the library and read journal articles, and even books, without having to pay. There were independent scholars who read thousands of pages without government library grants. But in the 1990s, both commercial and nonprofit journal publishers had begun charging fees for access. By 2047, libraries offering free public access to scholarly literature were a dim memory.
Picture a football team in which the coaches focused their attention primarily on the weak and mediocre players, while the most promising athletes were essentially ignored (because they would probably “succeed on their own”) and socially ostracized as “nerds” and “geeks.” Would you bet on that team getting anywhere near a championship?
White chocolate, to be clear, isn’t even chocolate. It is a product of chocolate’s aftermath: It is composed largely of cocoa butter—vegetable fat—that has basically been remaindered from the Vaseline lotion factory and then mixed with a sweetening agent and then squirted into foil and sold at a markup under the guise of confectionary indulgence, probably also under the direction of Big Chocolate.