Recursion Used to Generate Awesome Internet Experiment (Again (Again (A…

Whoa. Artist Sebastian Schmieg created this trip of a clip (I’m sorry) by starting with a blank image and using Google’s Search by Image function to continuously pull up a new image that Google deems as “most similar” to the last one. The visual themes and unpredictable turning points are ripe for endless armchair theorizing, but even better, the video has no sound, so you can easily play a soundtrack of your choice. (This makes it ridiculously easy to project all your favorite pet hypotheses about the meaning of human existence onto the video.) Enjoy.

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