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ascii

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There's a hidden ASCII version of your Facebook and Instagram photos

Turn your photos into glorious ASCII art.

By January 29, 2016

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Unreleased Duke Nukem source code found at Library of Congress

A cache of recently acquired video games at the Library of Congress turned up a true find: the source code for unreleased PSP game Duke Nukem: Critical Mass.

By August 6, 2014

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When Google Street View and ASCII art collide

Wish you could see the world in code like Neo from "The Matrix?" A nostalgic programmer creates an ASCII filter for Google Street View that makes for some unique views of the world.

By August 2, 2012

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Google Street View gets ASCII goggles (pictures)

Filter turns Google's Street View into a text-based adventure. Here, Times Square, CNET headquarters, Steve Jobs' childhood home, and other spots get the retro treatment.

6 Images By August 2, 2012

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CNET to the Rescue: iOS safety tips, and more

With the iPad 2 launch, we brought Seth in to talk about keeping your data safe on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod (or an Android device). Also, Rafe tests the new Synology DS411slim home server, and we opine on using a DVR as an archival store for videos (in a word: don't). Prepare yourself for the theft of your gadgets, how to tether an iPod Touch to a BlackBerry, and a brief history of ASCII.

By March 2, 2011

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CNET to the Rescue: Rich Brown on PCs vs. laptops

CNET senior editor Rich Brown joins Rescue today to bring us up to speed on the latest in desktop PC tech, including the best buys in graphics cards. Also, your questions answered, including how to prepare yourself for the theft of your gadgets, how to tether an iPod Touch to a BlackBerry, and a brief history of ASCII.

By February 16, 2011

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CNET to the Rescue Ep. #35: Rich Brown on why you want a PC and not a laptop

CNET senior editor Rich Brown joins Rescue today to bring us up to speed on the latest in desktop PC tech, including the best buys in graphics cards. Also, your questions answered, including how to prepare yourself for the theft of your gadgets, how to tether an iPod Touch to a Blackberry, and a brief history of ASCII.

By February 16, 2011

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Google grab bag: Chinese lawsuit, 9/11 ASCII art

Google fended off a Chinese trademark infringement suit, and captured the sudden arrival of searches for characters that show a plane and two towers.

By January 6, 2009

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ASCII: An artful way around spam filters

There's been a recent surge in a method to evade spam filters: disguising text by using the venerable ASCII art method. But so far, spammers are bungling the attempt.

By August 26, 2008

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Google: Unicode conquers ASCII on the Web

Unicode outpaces ASCII for encoding Web site text, and life gets easier for Google and others that grapple with an increasingly international Internet.

By May 5, 2008