The Story of Hideo Kojima (Part 1): How Metal Gear Launched the Career of a Gaming Icon

Hideo Kojima is widely considered to be one of the greatest icons in video game development. His enormously popular Metal Gear Solid series introduced a cinematic storytelling to gaming that was revolutionary in its time. But Hideo Kojima’s childhood wasn’t always happy, and his early career as a developer at Konami could have gone better. […]

Emoji Translating Becomes A Job

A translation company is advertising for an emoji translator. The ad, which gives the impression of being legitimate, is seeking somebody to provide “the human touch where translation software is inadequate.” Today Translations says it has a network of 3,000 linguists covering more than 200 languages, but doesn’t yet have a dedicated expert for what […]