Image by nikko russano* via Flickr

The Wilderness Downtown an interactive video by the Arcade Fire and Google is why we are teaching kids to develop interactive things.  Because they WILL be designers of interaction in the future.  This beautiful music video incorporates:

  • Me as a character in the video – using a very beautiful google maps
  • Me doing things in character in the video – drawing a postcard to my younger self based on the feelings invoked by them film
  • The computer and me drawing together – this is a perfect example of distributed cognition
  • Innovative use of my screen space – multiple windows opening, creating a certain feel and tension
  • Collaboration and community  – the postcards we sent will be used in live shows

Check it out and get a glimpse into the near future.

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