International TUG Meeting
TUG 2008 was held in Cork, Ireland July 20-24. The conference offered technical presentations, LaTeX workshops, and, of course, a whiskey tasting. Multimedia presentations from the conference are available courtesy of River Valley Technologies.
User group news
Editor Apostolos Syropoulos announced that the Greek TeX Friends released the latest online issue of their journal, Eutypon.
The Italian TeX Users (GuIT) released their print journal, Ars TeXnica, Number 5. To order a copy, which comes with a plastic pica ruler, visit their site. GuIT will be holding their annual meeting in Pisa on October 18, 2008 in Pisa.
Math font videos
PCTeX recently produced three videos by Michael Spivak on the development and features of MathTime fonts. He has spent over 20 years developing these popular fonts, and describes the improvements over traditional math fonts.