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
Back in the 70s and 80s, there was a little piece of technological magic known as Teletext. Basically, it allowed the broadcast of text, and crude text-art, over unused TV spectrum, so long as you had a special decoder. Very proto-internet. And so of course, it was used for pornography.
Does your friend always seem to have the perfect ASCII art for any situation? From table flipping to bears, from cats to banners made up of smaller characters, she's always got something up her sleeve.
A master of ASCII automation at the least.
This morning I made a post.
Then I Googled copyright laws for pictures.
Then I deleted my post…
Then I considered deleting all of my posts…and reposting them without pictures….
If I did that, then my...
People assume all keyboard/ text and ASCII art is free for the taking.