How emoji conquered the world
ASCII art kaomoji were already around at the time, but they were a pain to enter on a cellphone since they were composed with multiple characters. Kurita was looking for a simpler solution.
Text art pictures created with basic keyboard characters in fixed width fonts. http://asciiartist.com
Curated by Laura Brown
Ascii Street View
Real-time Ascii Art conversion of Google Street View panorama's done in WebGL.
You'll need Chrome, Firefox 8+, or another browser that supports CORS WebGL textures.
Coded by @peter_nitsch. Inspired by Sol's TextFX library. Built with @thespite's Google Street View Panorama library, and three.js.
Read about this at Teehan+Lax Labs.
It's not working for me. Your mileage may vary.