New World vs. Old World Match

It was Adobe’s Technology Summit this week for us here. The Tech Summit is an internal event where many of the engineers gather to discuss and talk about the interesting products and technologies they’re working on. It’s an invaluable opportunity to meet in person many of the people we regularly contact only by e-mail, and it’s a great occasion to learn more about what’s going on in other areas of the company.

In addition to attending the keynotes and the breakout sessions, we also got to hang out with each other and have some fun. The venue had a couple of foosball tables available, so we assembled two teams right there and then: on one side, representing North America, were Caleb Belohlavek and Steve Ross, and on the other side, representing Europe, were Frank GrieƟhammer and myself (in the red sweater). Needless to say that football’s* birth continent won. We plan to have the rematch on a rod hockey table :-)

* a.k.a. soccer

Miguel Sousa

Miguel Sousa

Team Lead of Type Development at Adobe Typekit. Responsible for devising solutions that get things done. Mostly font developer, but also typeface designer, time permitting. Deeply fascinated by the symbols that represent the spoken word. Hates the cold and thrives in the face of challenge. Chocolate junkie & t-shirt aficionado. @forcebold on Twitter

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