Hot off the graphic card, I got a couple more glitch screenshots to work with in the last few days. Still no way to predict when it will happen, but it seems to happen when the operating system tries to play video in a preview pane or open a helper window for an application. #10,
I got a little obsessed last night, so let’s have another glitch video. And the average:
I got a whole raft of glitches a few days ago, and got the time to pull the glitch frames from one of the screenshots today. Here’s the video and the average of this set.
For funsies, I averaged the glitch blocks together to see if any patterns might emerge that way. Nothing too striking, but there are some subtleties. Also, green seems to be the glitch color of choice.
Four more videos created by pulling out each 8×8 glitch block from screenshots I took of my display freaking out. I think this might be it for a while… number 7 was pretty involved and I pulled out around 1150 frames. These are definitely interesting experiments. Some themes start to emerge, some pulses and rhythms
I went through three of the display screenshots that were most intensely populated with 8×8 glitch blocks and pulled out all the errors. It took a while, and it’s something that I’ll probably do every now and again, since it’s a bit monotonous, to say the least. However, that means I have three glitch block
Starting back in February, the display on my iMac started regularly glitching. These glitches consisted of random blocks of 8×8 pixels that would flicker across the display as it tried to refresh from the mouse pointer moving or a window closing. Sometimes the display looked like this: Which looked like this, pixel-to-pixel: And even infected