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Teen tells US how to save $400 million by just changing font

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  1. howard_hughes

    howard_hughes Elite Member

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    A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with a unique plan that could help the US save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents.

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    Nothing Relevant To IM but sharing since I feel this stuff inspires everyone to think differently and it doesn't have to be too complex :)
     
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  2. LakeForest

    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    The story does relate to IM! My most valuable resource is time, and I treasure whenever I find a way to do something more efficiently as it simultaneously saves time|money and opens new opportunities.

    And to think the font was possibly chosen because it was more expensive, and even with evidence that changing the font will save money, they probably won't..
     
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  3. innosoft

    innosoft Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Im Proud to be Indian! :)
     
  4. hokthai

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    lol, Y WE NO came up with this idea...
     
  5. howard_hughes

    howard_hughes Elite Member

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    Yea, thats what I thought and 400M on ink does sound crazy :D