It is estimated that nearly 7,000 languages are still alive on Earth today. In the United States about 330 languages are spoken or signed, with over half of those labeled as indigenous; English claims the most speakers, Spanish the second. In India there are an estimated 780 languages, and in China there are 129. But… Read More Which country hosts the largest number of living languages?
What project takes 800+ people approximately 1,055 hours and the use of Mechanical Turk to accomplish? Translation of Herman Melville’s class Moby Dick into emoji, the graphic communication shortcuts that started in the 1990s in Japan. Emoji Dick creator Fred Benenson conceived, crowd-sourced and Kickstarted the literary project to its completion: you can buy a… Read More ☺ in Japanese = ☺ in Czech = ☺ in Spanish