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More Apple Maps glitches depict a disturbing, surreal world

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This is what happens when texture mapping goes horribly wrong — an algorithm's failed attempt to align three-dimensional models to a two-dimensional image. The result is something only Salvador Dali would be proud of.

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These images, which were produced by Apple iOS Maps, were compiled by Trapcode founder Peder Norrby and can be found as his Flickr account. And they're really quite wild. Cars and trucks appear to melt, trees morph into apartment buildings, and roads take on the character of sheer cliffs.

Illustration for article titled More Apple Maps glitches depict a disturbing, surreal world
Illustration for article titled More Apple Maps glitches depict a disturbing, surreal world
Illustration for article titled More Apple Maps glitches depict a disturbing, surreal world
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Those are the places where one of the alternate universes are leaking in. I bet 20 bucks that this is Walternate's universe we are looking at. Those places need to be ambered right now !