Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Delicate Art of Creating New Emoji

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Delicate Art of Creating New Emoji

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Back in 1999, when the mobile internet first flickered to life on Japan’s i-mode, email was confined to a snug 250 characters. Email! So when designer Shigetaka Kurita centered pixels on his potter’s wheel and spun them into sunshine and rain, he was both supplying a jolt of atmospherics to the early smog-screened smartphone and…