PlayNET - a mid-1980’s online service for the C64.

Most images from playnet.us.

Tuesday 9/16/2014

petscii; 1980s; c64; usa; playnet;

Kafuu Chino & Tippy (Is the Order a Rabbit?)
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Kafuu Chino & Tippy (Is the Order a Rabbit?)

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Monday 9/15/2014

shiftJIS; 2014;

A code calligram by Lord Nikon/Dekadence, 2014. The graphics are actually text that is actually code, and when you run that code, you get cubes.
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A code calligram by Lord Nikon/Dekadence, 2014. The graphics are actually text that is actually code, and when you run that code, you get cubes.

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Sunday 9/14/2014

code calligram; 2014; 2010s; demoscene; calligram; germany;

Tweets by Margar!dA, 2014.

Saturday 9/13/2014

brazil; 2014; 2010s; twitter art; 140art;

[吉卜力] 1994 歡喜碰碰狸 by NiceCafe @ NewSMTH

[吉卜力] 1994 歡喜碰碰狸 by NiceCafe @ NewSMTH

Friday 9/12/2014

china; ansi; 1990s;

χχχ Gradient text-tv / swedish #teletext from TV4 and Kanal 5

χχχ; teletext; text-tv; sweden; 2014; 2010s; advertising; gradient;

Douglas Coupland’s 9/11-themed art works, on display at the Daniel Faria Gallery.

h/t: the Guardian

usa; 2014;

DER advertising flyer dating from 1978, via.

Thursday 9/11/2014

advertising; 1978; 1970s; UK; teletext; DER;

Big weaving event in the north of Sweden next weekend. There’ll be a train (vävtåg) from the south of Sweden with 200 power weavers taking turns on the loom.
more info

Big weaving event in the north of Sweden next weekend. There’ll be a train (vävtåg) from the south of Sweden with 200 power weavers taking turns on the loom.

more info

weaving; sweden; umeå; väv2014; vävtåget;

Sexting in a Swedish mainstream music video from 2001. Patrik Isaksson - Ruta 1.
h/t: Moa Lundqvist

Sexting in a Swedish mainstream music video from 2001. Patrik Isaksson - Ruta 1.

h/t: Moa Lundqvist

Wednesday 9/10/2014

sms; 2001; music video; patrik isaksson; sweden; mobile phone; sexting;

International Teletext Art Festival ITAF 2014 Prize results!
Dan Farrimond (UK) is the winner of the Teletext Art Prize with his series of five images “TXT Punk: An Alternative History of Teletext”.
Check his tumblr http://teletextart.tumblr.com
The jury decided also to give the first ever Teletext Art Achievement Award to artist Raquel Meyers (SWE).
Honorary mentions go to Amanda Siegel, Kim Asendorf and Francis Hunger. 

ITAF14; teletext; ADRtext; 2014; 2010s; videotext; UK;

Various Commodore 64/128 BBS-software from the 80s and 90s.

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c64; bbs; 1980s; 1990s; c128;

#itaf14  Teletext Pop-up-Galerie auf der #IFA 2014 in der ARD-Halle 2.2, via

teletext; itaf14; 2014; ADR; 2010s; Twitter; videotext;

Chinese ANSI by Yahoo.

Chinese ANSI by Yahoo.

Tuesday 9/9/2014

yahoo; 2011; china; ansi;

thelimitedcollection:

Raquel Meyers  
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