Upload, rip and recompress 1000 times...

Patrick, an experimental video artist from Chicago, has uploaded a video to Youtube, recaptured the video again and uploaded it again one thousand times.  The result is spooky and definitly worth watching:

Lesson for businesses and filmmakers:  Always uses the best Codec and recompress as few times a possible!

I have also seen this experiment done with photocopiers, vhs tapes and the original idea; sound recording.  For more information check out the info on the ONTOLOGIST Youtube Channel.

And here's the first youtube version of the video above (though not the original as that is on Patrick's computer):

Tip of the hat to Xeni Jardin over at Boing Boing for this one.