mainframed767:

Internet Mainframes Project — IP Address: 128.197.90.40 Port: 992 Hostname: uisa.bu.edu.

mainframed767:

Internet Mainframes Project — IP Address: 128.197.90.40 Port: 992 Hostname: uisa.bu.edu.

Wednesday 4/16/2014

2014; mainframe; usa;

Carola Häggkvist, famous Swedish schlager-d00d, in text mode. Made by Yvonne Thorfve with custom-made text characters on a Texas TI/99 in 1984.

Source: stonan

Tuesday 4/15/2014

1984; font; texas instrument; sweden;

A Dream I Guess (ASCII-version) by reaktorplayer, 2011. Abstract stuff.

2011; animation; conversion; ansi;

Rain Dance, a demo for Commodore PET made by Bob Carr, 1980. Good stuff!

Monday 4/14/2014

1980; petscii; animation; pet;

London Midland public transport ascii art. Photo by Frankie Roberto.

London Midland public transport ascii art. Photo by Frankie Roberto.

public transport; uk; 2009; 2000s; display;

Minitel character set. Photo by Kevin Driscoll.

Minitel character set. Photo by Kevin Driscoll.

Sunday 4/13/2014

2010s; minitel; character sets;

The oldest torrent alive is an ASCII-conversion of the Matrix from 10 years ago. More
(via nerdcore)
 

The oldest torrent alive is an ASCII-conversion of the Matrix from 10 years ago. More

(via nerdcore)

 

conversion; 2004;

(§)”=$” by raumkundschafter, 2003.

A camera on a printers head sends images as ascii-data to the printer. The printout in turn is feeded back to the camera as optical data again generating ascii-data to the printer that is printed

Saturday 4/12/2014

conversion; 2003; printer; germany; feedback;

Robots from the game Portal converted to block ASCII,
via pixcam

Robots from the game Portal converted to block ASCII,

via pixcam

conversion; ascii; ansi; 2014;

    ♪
  ♪    /
  ___/ ♪
 [●|圖|●]  ♪

   ∧_∧ ♪
  (´・ω・`)  ♪
  ( つ つ
(( (⌒ __) ))
   し’ っ   »

Friday 4/11/2014

2014; japan; shiftJIS;

Beck - Black Tambourine. ASCII-video by Adam Levite, 2004.

typewriter; conversion; music video; 2004;

design-is-fine:

Anni Albers Second Movement 5´V, 1978. Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

design-is-fine:

Anni Albers Second Movement 5´V, 1978. Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

Thursday 4/10/2014

print; art; 1978; 1970s; pattern;

Paintings by Julio Le Parc, 1970-1974.

julioleparc.com

france; 1970s; op art; painting; julio le parc;

ascii animals by Sebastian Stöcker aka SSt (2000-2005)

Wednesday 4/9/2014

ascii; SSt; 2000s;

良い子の諸君! (キン肉マン by asciiart (2012)