Tag Archives: 1980

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

From “the first electronic news magazine” (probably not true). This was a project to try to get USA to like teletext, which they never did.

Made by KCET in Los Angeles, 1980. Read more here.

BBC’s CEEFAX service, as detailed by the index printed in the Radio Times, 2-8 February 1980. Via.

Ferguson’s teletext, from EMI’s Thorn Group shows the state of the teletext  art in June 1980, via.

Rain Dance, a demo for Commodore PET made by Bob Carr, 1980. Good stuff!

Sinclair ZX80 home computer (1980) character set.