Tag Archives: 1979

African 8-bit ASCII, or more correctly: ISO 6438, first registerred in 1979. This was based on a Western attempt to create a phonetic alphabet for many African languages. ISO 6438 was rarely used.

Daphil 2, 1979. Mixed media on metal by Joseph Stanislaus Ostoja-Kotkowski. h/t Tim Koch. via 

The Wonder Wheel in The Warriors looks sort of like ASCII.


PETSCII kaleidoscope from Kilobaud Microcomputing Magazine July 1979. h/t: Tim Koch. Reminds me of In A Loop by Ate Bit.

Author unknown, this program was released by Apple Computer, Inc, with DOS 3.2 for the Apple II computer in July 1979.

Datavision, Swedish videotex service (1979)