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Universal Identification System

Pantome created a universal color system in which each shade was expressed as a number. So Highway Warning Sign Yellow #116 is the same the world over.

Surely, Bill Gates, who is famous for borrowing ideas, realized he could use this precision in his infatuation to get a system that expresses all teachers as a number.

Pantone distinguishes between delphinium blue (16-4519 TPX) and Maui blue (16-4525 TCX) but Gates rejects such subtleties. His only Teacher Tones are Universal White and Universal Black.

[Published: 2013-02-24]


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