Here’s a really well made short documentary on how trends and creativity become contagious, focussing on New York’s creative influencers (advertising, design, fashion and entertainment). Just read that back and I’ve managed to make it sound really wanky. It’s dead good honest.
Nice conceptual work on the future of screen technology – particularly like the desk, stretchy phone screen and the phone picture sharing. All that info on the bathroom mirror would be annoying though. And if I was a user interface specialist, I’m not sure I’d name my company ‘TAT’.
Pop in your iTouch or iPhone, slide down the magnification lens and pull down the side flaps to shield yourself from everyone pointing and laughing. This. Is. Ridiculous. But I wouldn’t mind a quick go if I’m honest. Check out the ‘must be a spoof, oh my god it isn’t!’ video below. And then buy yours here.
There are three things worth noting about this short film.
1 There’s an innovative theory on how different people and cultures view the world.
2 It’s really well animated.
3 This Zimbardo man is the famous chap behind the Stanford Prison Experiment
An astounding story that’ll make any editorial person’s blood run cold. A remorseless algorithm scours Google for search data and spews out an endless stream of editorial ideas. The ideas are turned into content by a global army of low-cost freelancers, who will soon be pumping out the equivalent of four English-language Wikipedias per month, according to Demand Media, the company behind this dark vision of the future. Click here for more.