beschizza — 2014-01-30T13:35:31-05:00 — #1
beschizza — 2014-01-30T13:36:53-05:00 — #2
I damn well deserve an award for this headline.
noahdjango — 2014-01-30T13:43:04-05:00 — #3
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narmitaj — 2014-01-30T14:49:14-05:00 — #4
Here's Keira Rathbone on a BBC news video about making typewriter art, including typer-sketching at an exhibition: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24760538
ashamel — 2014-01-30T22:16:15-05:00 — #5
It's been covered by Boing Boing before, but here is Andrew Macrae's typewriter art, done on a real typewriter.
digitalartform — 2014-01-30T23:04:10-05:00 — #6
It would seem there are two varieties of ASCII art: those that act as line drawings, and those that emulate continuous tone photos.
israel_b — 2014-01-31T02:38:04-05:00 — #7
ASCII art was maybe my favorite part of the BBS scene.
jhhl — 2014-01-31T02:43:28-05:00 — #8
And then there's this, "Out Of Character", which I did in 1997: It's line art, photo art, lines of text that are background, lines of text that are dialog. It has an unfinished feel, but, at least it has a feel!
Note: the actual comic is in three text files, which some browsers like to wrap. Yes, I could make a webpage and put them in "<pre>"s, but I won't because of this comic's origin as a Gopher "page".
michael_r_smith — 2014-01-31T03:13:59-05:00 — #9
In the days of punch card programming it took real effort to satisfy an addiction to online porn.
chentzilla — 2014-01-31T03:14:17-05:00 — #10
Let's not forget about the moment machines learned to do it. In realtime.
(Okay, bad writeup, but a nice video nonetheless.)
maidhc — 2014-01-31T06:08:58-05:00 — #11
In the days of doing Playboy Playmates on a line printer, there was a lot of over-printing. Various grey-scale values would map to a certain combination of over-printed characters.
Also Mona Lisa and various other images.
It required a skill set that is mostly obsolete these days.
r0b0 — 2014-01-31T08:00:56-05:00 — #12
sudo apt-get -y install libaa-bin && aafire
singletona082 — 2014-01-31T08:37:43-05:00 — #13
Jason Scott did a bit on this a few years bck as part of his BBS Documentery (Creative Commons licensed so if you can't buy a copy it's downloadable... and he encourages this. Bless you Jason for being Awesome.)
beschizza — 2014-02-04T13:35:39-05:00 — #14
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