Ryan Gross

Glitch Hunt


Google Earth gives us an incredible perspective of the textures and colors that cover the world's surface. But its system of mapping is far from perfect. Hidden errors and glitches are abundant, if you know where to look. Satellite imagery failures are surprisingly human; Google Earth struggles to capture data in the same terrain that people find difficult to navigate. The glitches that come from these limitations don't exist in nature. The only place they can be found is within the wilderness of the computer.

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