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Droste effect in Conway's Life

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Uploaded on Feb 25, 2011

An OTCA metapixel zoom running in Golly.
http://www.conwaylife.com/wiki/OTCA_m...
I've also taken frames from this and stitched them into a self-closing loop in the same way that Escher did in his "Print Gallery":
http://reperiendi.wordpress.com/2011/...
http://reperiendi.wordpress.com/2011/...

@whyevernotso below had the excellent suggestion of listening to the Shepard tone auditory illusion while watching, so open this link in a new window, then come back and watch: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia...

[Update May 2012] phlipping made a version that increases in time and space smoothly! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xP5-iI...
[Update Jan 2013] OkGoDoIt responded to phlipping's video with one of his own that loops! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6aP9S...

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