0-4 = white, 5-9 = black. Which "pixels" break the underlying pattern?

That doesn't seem like it gives a whole answer to me, but I haven't found anything else yet.

I'm looking forward to the day when the SNES emulator on my computer works by emulating the elementary particles in an actual, physical box with Nintendo stamped on the side.

"With math, all things are possible." —Rebecca Watson

0-4 = white, 5-9 = black. Which "pixels" break the underlying pattern?

That doesn't seem like it gives a whole answer to me, but I haven't found anything else yet.

Spoiler:

The converted image:

The squares that don't match the underlying checkerboard pattern:

Yes, I solved your hint, and it clearly means something. But it doesn't seem like a satisfying solution to the puzzle to me, and you threw out a lot of information to find that, so I can't help but wonder if there's more there to be found.

I'm looking forward to the day when the SNES emulator on my computer works by emulating the elementary particles in an actual, physical box with Nintendo stamped on the side.

"With math, all things are possible." —Rebecca Watson

skeptical scientist wrote:Yes, I solved your hint, and it clearly means something. But it doesn't seem like a satisfying solution to the puzzle to me, and you threw out a lot of information to find that, so I can't help but wonder if there's more there to be found.

There might be more interesting stuff to play with in the data. But the puzzle itself comes from here, and that's all the creator of it intended.