I wrote my first novel in 2010. It was the year when a lot of people lost their jobs. I worked for Lockheed Martin at that time, a company that relied on government contracts more than anything else. 571 more words
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"For last year's words belong to last year's language / And next year's words await another voice"*...
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Of all the literatures in the world, the smallest and most enigmatic belongs without question to the people of Easter Island. It is written in a script—rongorongo—that no one can decipher.
So pleasant to read, I was lucky to find this in Marshal McLuhan’s The Gutenberg Galaxy
France24: Language of persecuted Rohingya poised to go digital. “For decades the Rohingya have been denied recognition in Myanmar but the persecuted minority is close to securing a crucial symbol of their identity — their own unique digital alphabet. 31 more words
Having studied Japanese for three years as of the time of writing, I decided to delve deeper into the depths of the Japanese kanji. This little exploration would take up a few posts due to the extensive system behind this script, but anyway, some time in the first century CE, the Japanese people had encountered Chinese characters on the items they traded with China, like seals, coins and letters. 786 more words