February 25, 2013, 1:32 PM — The fabulous "SquirrelMonkeyCom" YouTube channel has another '80s-inspired animated video well worth watching.
In this case, we see a computer-animated (at least for '80s tech) Bob Ross giving a "class" on how to draw via ASCII key commands. Yes kids, back in the day, the only way you could get art on a computer was through text commands and blocky images.
If you're too young to remember Ross and his "Joy of Painting" show on PBS, here's a refresher video (courtesy of the cool PBS digital channel on YouTube)
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