Mind-bending animated GIF illusions

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The government will soon outlaw these GIFs.

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Please put these animated gifs below the fold. It was an issue with the Penrose stairs post, and it is an issue with this one.

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animated…hardly an illusion.

Presumably the idea is that the animation creates a 3D illusion.

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This makes me wish Windows 8 supported animated gif wallpapers…

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“Almost there… almost there…almost there…”

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Animation is an illusion.

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Oh come on…all vision is an illusion. Do we need to go down this obvious road?

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Don’t pave a pedantic road unless you want people to walk all over it. :wink:

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Are you kidding? They can’t even outlaw health care for the poor, and they’ve tried fifty times now.

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So close to the Hannibal Crit (okay, Enjoyment Crit?) post I’m inclined to say ‘but who would deny human tongue is delicious?’ That flashing-lights-make-me-twerk-and-taste-metals issue, or something to do with Midori loading animgifs or closing down your firewall’s permittivity to Boing, if I may ask…as a punter.

Surely it’s WebGL wallpaper for Win8.2ish or bust? SVG? Tk?

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This is sort what I see right before a migraine. sucks.

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No, vision is a form of sensory perception (unless you’re talking about the “dream/trance” definition of the word). Animation is illusory by definition.

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Yeah, although at least seeing an Aura like that gives you some forewarning.

Yikes, are you going to try those headbands?

I made one once. I was practicing my MEL scripting. It’s nested spherical waves of tone flowing over random shapes. The stripes on the plane line up with the stripes on the torus.

http://www.digitalartform.com/archives/2005/07/wave_generating_1.html

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Arguably, life is. But I´d still rather call those animations than illusions.

So when you go to the movies are you thinking “I´m gonna go watch an illusion tonight”?