Few people have heard of it, yet many consider John Blankenbaker's KENBAK-1 to be the first commercial personal computer.

Koss introduced these headphones over 40 years ago, and they remain affordable favorites to this day.

ASCII Babes: Pinup Pictures For Your Lineprinter

Kiera Back in the late 1970s, someone got the clever idea of scanning images into a computer. Once scanned, they could be reproduced on gigantic 132 column line printers as ASCII art using only standard keyboard characters, since daisy wheel or old dot matrix impact printers couldn't  reproduce bitmapped images. The result was a six-foot long black and white printout that your could tape up on the wall of your research lab.

ASCIIart.com is a modernized collection of ASCII images. I don't know why anyone would take the time to do the conversion in this day and age, but my DECwriter II printer terminal thanks you.

The Hottest Babes Come In ASCII


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