Tag Archives: usa

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?


yesterdaysprint:

The Osage City Free Press, Kansas, April 26, 1888

Yet another type dude.


yesterdaysprint:

The Winfield Daily Free Press, Kansas, April 18, 1904

garadinervi:

Frederick Hammersley, A Good Line is Hard to Beat, 1969, L. A. Louver, Venice, CA / Frederick Hammersley Foundation

ASCII art by Frederick Hammersley, 1969. Made on an IBM-computer (which used EBCDIC and not ASCII encoding), and:

The alphanumeric characters we could ‘draw’ with were: the alphabet, ten numerals and eleven symbols, such as periods, dashes, slashes, etc….

h/t: Robert Doerfler

Improved wand effects in Stone Story RPG by Martian Rex.

Crop circles in Kansas, 2001. See hi-res image at NASA’s site.

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