Messages From Above

Olivier Loose
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Published in
18 min readSep 26, 2021

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Messages From Above
(Source image: own creation)

If I glance at your passport, I am able to figure out — depending on where you are from — your age, your country of origin, your full name, your social security number, and your gender, among other things, and in order to retrieve these bits of information from your passport, I need first and foremost to be able to read the language in which the information is written.

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Olivier Loose
Predict

Science writer at A Circle Is Round (https://acircleisround.com) • Writing preparation courses and exercise packages in the field of the physical sciences •