ASCII Porn Stepping Stone For Digital Imaging

Imagine checking out ass shots of Kim Kardashian in code. Not so tantalizing. But when the World Wide Web was nonexistent, ASCII porn was regarded as the “world’s first Internet pornography.” The character-encoded format became popular due to its high compatibility with most computers, simple rendering, and transferability via network protocols and email. ASCII art would go on to inspire advancements in graphic design and computer imaging.