Found on Today and Tomorrow, this will bring back memories. If you’re interested in more of these pay a visit to Mark Ferrari’s work adapted by Joseph Huckaby over here.

8-bit Color Cycling with HTML5. Euh what? A few years ago, video cards could only render 256 colors at a time. So it was very hard to do nice animations. That’s why they invented color cycling. Certain pixel areas cylce through a palette of colors to suggest animation. A very simple idea with a really nice aesthetical outcome.

color cycle Color Cycling done Awesome!