Jon is an artist who undermines interfaces, problematizes presets, and playfully bends data. He spends his days fixing things and making things work. He spends his evenings breaking things and searching for the unique blips inherent to the systems he explores and exploits.
Lots of great examples of Glitch Art.
In the "olden days" people would crush videotapes and then see what strange effects they got. People did effectively the same thing with digital files, deliberately wrecking them.