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Interesting merge of textmode, pixel art and other retromanias in this cyberspace scene in Gumball. h/t Ray Manta.

By here_we_go_up_the_mountain. More here. h/t: robert doerfler

The first close-up photos of Mars were taken with an analogue TV-camera and sent to earth as a grid of numbers. Each number represented a colour so scientists painted by numbers to colourize Mars in 1965. h/t @mwichary

Frank Singleton has been making typewriter art at least since the 1980’s and Ramble is his most recent book – a dictionary of (some of) the English language. Limited to 30 copies, it’s available at the Western New York Book Arts Center in Buffalo. h/t: Robert Doerfler

The Sysop is busy at Cottonwood BBS, via Dan James.

By Daniel Givens. Interactive 3D-version available here.

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.