Video: Pour on the ASCII nostalgia

From the Doing More with Less Department comes this fun little demo of fluid dynamics

There's no amazing technological breakthrough in the video below. No mind-blowing bon mot, no brilliant new thought -- instead, there's a silly-but-cool display of programming skill as fluid dynamics enjoy impressive representation via ASCII animation.

This little simulator fits in an 80-by-25 terminal, where it does an admirable job mimicking the complexities of fluid movement, especially considering that it's not exactly using high-res pixels to get the job done. Go ahead and take a bow, creator Yusuke Endoh. You've earned it.

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