Tag Archives: conversion

Clips from an ANSI conversion of Vlag by Gerrit van Dijk, 1972.

Animations by Ray Manta with the Tatung Einstein font, which is making its way into the Retrospecs app.

PETSCII wobble by James, @uniquename654.

Knitted ASCII-scarf from Glitchaus, available here. It’s an Atari ST image file read as a text, displayed with the MS DOS font (code page 437), then knitted.

Hatsune Miku in 1000 layers of ASCII characters, by James Lyle. Full video here.

Texttop converts your computer screen into text (coloured block characters) and sends it to you, while you’re on a crappy internet connection somewhere else. Finally you can stream Gangnam Style in the forest! By Thomas Buckley-Houston. h/t: r r mutt

Teletext offline reader, a brand new tool to browse teletext on Commodore 64. Very inconvenient = very good.

Marilyn Monroe flip book made with barcodes from DVDs of her movies, by Scott Blake 2012. Video here, GIF here.

Viznut’s image-to-text conversion, using unscii-8 with 256 colours. Unscii is a set of Unicode-compatible fonts based on fonts from 80′s platforms and games. Download here.