Monday, February 13, 2006

A little time-waster

Here's one that will take an image from the web or your own computer, and turn it into ASCII art—that is, instead of pixels, it uses letters, numbers and symbols to define the image.



My current profile image...

becomes this:

(Click on the ASCII image; for this thumbnail, Blogger converted it from a crisp GIF file to a blurry JPG.)

A better contrast photo will theoretically produce better results.

Nice time waster!

3 Talked Back:

At February 13, 2006 at 10:45:00 PM CST, Blogger kristen said...

you look absolutely stunning in ascii!!!


At February 14, 2006 at 10:05:00 AM CST, Blogger stan said...

Hey, you're not so bad yourself...


At February 14, 2006 at 3:17:00 PM CST, Blogger kristen said...

wow, from the side view in ascii i really *am* a hottie!


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