Friday, February 23, 2007

The Machine is Us

This is such a creative way to present an argument about the features of Web 2.0 using those very technologies, and very little voice over. Check it out. Here it is:



Using the medium to talk about itself, in a self referential way, reminds me of Escher - actually, more: of Godel, Escher and Bach, and delightfully described by Doug Hofstadter in his eponymous opus.

And here's somebody's response to the above, using no Web2.0 technologies:



Neat! Interestingly, there are several responses to Michael Wesch's original video using different approaches.