Vestale sous contraintes (exercice ludique en courrier 10) by Yves Trit, Originally from 1992-93. Nudity - watch out! 

Originally a perl program including compressed frames and 3 or 4 lines of code to decompress and play the animation, lost this file but found back an output!

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Sunday 8/17/2014

1993; animation; ascii; χχχ;

ASCII scan from the Sci-Fi movie The Andromeda Strain (1971) by Robert Wise

Sunday 7/20/2014

ascii; film; animation; gif; 1971; 1970s; The Andromeda Strain;

Word processor art by Renée Farrar, 2014. Made in MS Word for a final project of a media archaeology course. Also see the Media Archaeology Lab.

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Wednesday 6/25/2014

2014; 2010s; text art; ascii; poetry; usa;

Amiga ASCII by Sk!n, 2014. From his new ASCII-collection,

Thursday 6/19/2014

sk!n; skin; amiga; ascii; 2014; 2010s; germany; scene;

ASCII stereograms by David B. Thomas and Jonathan Bowen respectively. Cross your eyes so the two O’s at the top form a 3, and you get 3D.

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Thursday 5/29/2014

ascii; stereogram; 3d; 2000s;

Album cover for :) By DOS Tracks (aka Uwe Schmidt, Atom TM, etc), 1999.

Album cover for :) By DOS Tracks (aka Uwe Schmidt, Atom TM, etc), 1999.

Sunday 5/25/2014

1999; ascii; design; germany;

Taboo, ASCii Module by Carmen Olmo Terrasa (2008)

h/t: rhizome

Thursday 5/22/2014

2008; ascii; conversion; puerto rico;

Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc (2001), via pixcam.

Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc (2001), via pixcam.

Monday 4/28/2014

ascii; conversion; 2000s;

Source code for converting text into ASCII stereograms. The source code itself is a also stereogram (cross your eyes to get 3D-effect).
Hermannn2 by Immanuel Hermann, 2001.

Source code for converting text into ASCII stereograms. The source code itself is a also stereogram (cross your eyes to get 3D-effect).

Hermannn2 by Immanuel Hermann, 2001.

Sunday 4/27/2014

ascii; code calligram; code; 2001; germany; 2000s;

Lodis island by adj, via.

Lodis island by adj, via.

Monday 4/21/2014

ascii;

Character encoding on the www. Unicode became the most popular standard in 2008 and four years later 60% of all web pages indexed by Google used Unicode. Also interesting to note that Chinese encoding has been doing a sinus wave since 2007.
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Character encoding on the www. Unicode became the most popular standard in 2008 and four years later 60% of all web pages indexed by Google used Unicode. Also interesting to note that Chinese encoding has been doing a sinus wave since 2007.

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unicode; ascii; www; 2012; 2008;

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

Robots from the game Portal converted to block ASCII,

via pixcam

Saturday 4/12/2014

conversion; ascii; ansi; 2014;

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

Wednesday 4/9/2014

ascii; SSt; 2000s;