About oldpondcomics

Learn Haiku through Cartoons with Master Kawazu and his apprentice Kaeru. A new haiku-comic is posted every Monday, Wednesday, Friday on this popular haiku blog by Jessica Tremblay, the author of Old Pond Comics, at https://oldpondcomics.wordpress.com/ Visit my official website at http://www.oldpondcomics.com

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This Old Pond comic is inspired by a SHARP 2017 talk by Lisa Gitelman, New York University: “Emoji Dick, Prequels and Sequels”.

Did you know Amazon produced a translation of Moby Dick using emoji? The book is called Emoji Dick. It could have been a fun project. Unfortunately the book is gibberish, as most translations were produced randomly. Here are some pictures:

 

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Emoji Dick

 

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Lisa Gilteman presents Emoji Dick at SHARP 2017 conference.

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Haiku Festival Board Game

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This Old Pond Comic is inspired by a presentation “Serious Fun: Gaming the Book Festival” at SHARP 2017 by Beth Driscoll (University of Melbourne) and Claire Squires (University of Stirling) about the creation of a Book Festival board game.

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Book Festival-opoly board game by Beth Driscoll and Claire Squires