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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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Digital Preservation

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This Old Pond comic was inspired by a presentation by Corey Davis (University of Victoria) “A Website on the Shelf: Libraries and the Challenges of Digital Preservation” at SHARP 2017 conference.