This is a slide deck to accompany a talk I’ve been giving at IBM.
The idea is to spend an hour giving technially-inclined people
the conceptual foundation they need to understand Unicode, and
to solve Unicode-related problems they might encounter in their
A couple of the illustrations are taken from the Unicode standard,
and are copyright ©The Unicode Consortium.
Otherwise, the slide deck itself is licensed
Unicode for Smarties is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.
The presentation is implemented using Eric Meyer’s beautiful S5 system.