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A New ETG (Encoded Twitter Graphic) Self-Portrait

I dusted off the old ETC encoding protocol today for a project I’m doing for a show entry, creating a self-portrait to send through social media. I used the 6-bit compression scheme I used for old Teddy Roosevelt’s 2-bit gray image for an image of myself. Because I did a couple tweaks on the protocol between encoding Roosevelt and nailing down the format, I had to sacrifice a line of pixels for this image. It’s 15×25 pixels, not 15×26, but that’s not too bad. The tweet:


And the encoded image:

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