The MacArthur Genius awards were announced today. The lucky winners got a call, some publicity, and a $500,000 check -- no strings attached. Except, I guess, for one: The MacArthur folks asked the winners this year to record quick videos introducing people to their work. So here's type designer Matthew Carter, who's created the look of many of the words you've read:
And here's economist Emmanuel Saez, whose work has been featured on this blog many times before:
Many more here.
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