Cultural Moon

One of the strangest features of Unicode 8.0 is ability to change the appearance of human faces, by selecting some skin color, as some perceived the default faces has having some cultural bias. It is pretty hard to design things without any bias, consider the characters for the moon phase: the shadow moves from side to side, which is what you perceive when you are far from the equator. The closer to the equator, the more the illuminated part of the moon is down, i.e. the more the crescent moon looks more like this: 🌙. Latitude has a big influence on what you see in the sky…

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