Keith Winstein

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University

Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University

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Emoji are great πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ Unicode is a bad way to encode them πŸ™…πŸ½

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Everybody loves sending emoji inline in their text, but the focus on the Unicode Consortium as the governor of emoji is misguided. The Unicode Technical Committee’s core competency was in assembling a bunch of independent text-encoding schemes (for English, Arabic, Chinese,Β Devanagari…) into one character set. But now we are asking the same committee to make […]

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