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Emoji Dick Soft Cover

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Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji. Each of the book's approximately 10,000 sentences has been translated three times by a Amazon Mechanical Turk worker. These results have been voted upon by another set of workers, and the most popular version of each sentence has been selected for inclusion in this book. In total, over eight hundred people spent approximately 3,795,980 seconds working to create this book. Each worker was paid five cents per translation and two cents per vote per translation. The funds to pay the Amazon Turk workers and print the initial run of this book were raised from eighty-three people over the course of thirty days using the funding platform Kickstarter.
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  • By bohenick
    Jan 28, 2011
    Lovely, some of the lines are completely unintelligible, some delightfully so. Only regret is ordering the B&W printing. You cannot decipher about 1/4 of the emoji from the poor posterization, and degrading of the resolution of the emoji. If only there was an affordable version one could actually "read" comfortably.
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Published
September 30, 2011
Language
English
Pages
736
File Format
PDF
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