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March 17, 2018 8:09 PM   Subscribe

Cool, thanks!
posted by Johnny Wallflower at 9:30 PM on March 17, 2018 [1 favorite]

That is very nice, and goes in an unexpected direction.
posted by languagehat at 6:21 AM on March 18, 2018 [1 favorite]

I don't think we should so quick to dismiss witchcraft / black magic here.
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 7:05 AM on March 18, 2018 [2 favorites]

I got a little frustrated that the later illusions didn't show alternative angles that made the operating principle clear.

Very cool nonetheless!
posted by Cogito at 7:35 AM on March 18, 2018 [2 favorites]

I have stepped frame by frame through 6th Generation Deformable Object a dozen times now and I still have no clue how it works. These are just amazing.
posted by ook at 8:00 AM on March 18, 2018 [1 favorite]

Same here, ook. My best guess is that our brain assumes the height of the the top of the cookie-cutter type shape is consistent, but it's actually not, and that causes the perspective change when one side is rotated further from the viewer.
posted by Cogito at 2:40 PM on March 18, 2018

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