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Typewriter map of Africa by the cartographer Daniel Huffman. It was done by resizing a map of Africa into 75×60 pixels, add a shaded relief, categorize each pixel according to intensity, convert it to ASCII, add details in Illustrator, and then type it on a typewriter.

More info and images here.

Ad from Boys’ Life, October 1936. Write a typey to win a typewriter. h/t: @mwichary

Colourized ASCII art at NASA using an IBM System/370 in 1981, via. Or… EBCDIC art?

ASCII skull tattoo by Chris Sanford.

By Leslie Roberts, 2013-2016. “My paintings translate words into visual language.“ h/t: garadinervi

Perl Quine Scarf by @knityak, available here. A quine is a program that copies its own source code as output.

Typewriter work by Mikrosopht (@tps3e8). Click the link and click the link and….

obscuritory:

Alive Software’s very pretty Summer 1996 catalog. From ALIVECAT.exe

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.

Ads in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1873-1874 found by Paul Soulellis. ASCII advertising was quite popular at the time, and these are almost like concrete poetry advertising?