Tag Archives: conversion

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.

Line-drawings (a) converted by two ASCII-converters (b,c), by a new deep learning technique (d) and by “artist” (e). You can try the deep ASCII converter on the web and read the recently published article here. Or at Motherboard.

ASCII art and deep learning?

My paper “ASCII Art Synthesis with Convolutional Networks” (DeepAA) is accepted by NIPS2017 Workshop for Machine Learning for Creativity and Design!

More info here, code at GitHub.

The Bad Apple video running in teletext on the BBC Micro computer (which has a teletext graphics mode). Made by Bitshifters. Read more here.

“You didn’t know that Compuserve sold posters of ASCII Art in 1981 but now you do.” / Jason Scott

lwells:

Skeletons and Candlesticks

petscii conversion with Playscii

two versions … look for the hearts

It’s so much PETSCII that it’s almost not PETSCII anymore.