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Post by neufer » Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:14 pm

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Re: Windows

Post by Ann » Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:59 pm

neufer wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:14 pm
Click to play embedded YouTube video.
As usual, Art will not explain anything about the video.

I have seen it myself. The window tha tthe man is squeezing through is not a "straight" rectangle with right angles. Instead, one side of the window is shorter and one is longer. The result is that most humans will interpret the "shorter sides" of the window as being farther away, when that is not necessarily the case at all.

Bottom line: When this window is rotating, most humans see it as flipping back and forth. So when a person squeezes through one of the openings, the whole thing looks impossible.

It's a fun video. I recommend it.

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Re: Windows

Post by neufer » Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:19 am

Ann wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:59 pm

The window that the man is squeezing through is not a "straight" rectangle with right angles. Instead, one side of the window is shorter and one is longer. The result is that most humans will interpret the "shorter sides" of the window as being farther away, when that is not necessarily the case at all. When this window is rotating, most humans see it as flipping back and forth. So when a person squeezes through one of the openings, the whole thing looks impossible.
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Re: Windows

Post by THX1138 » Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:20 pm

No way Ann, its actually magic and you're just spreading alternative facts
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Re: Windows

Post by Orca » Fri Feb 05, 2021 12:28 am

When I see the title of this thread I imagine a conversation about operating systems... :mrgreen: