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Now that’s what I call a remix: confessions of a YouTube-oholic

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… Believe it or not, there is an even more bizarre cult of cinema crowdsourcing: the mood-changing remix. Here fans get busy cutting, pasting and changing the soundtrack in order to transform trailers – or even whole movies. You can now experience The Shining re-cut as a feel good comedy, The Big Lewboski as a story of moving friendship, or (at the risk of losing precious childhood memories) watch Mary Poppins turned into a hellspawn witch.

Forty-one milliseconds of fame

Music is …

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Microtask: we love the forms you hate

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

Paper forms are the bane of the modern workplace. They clutter-up our wireless, iPad-glass-and-steel offices like ghosts of the pre-digital past. As well as ruining the dĂ©cor, forms are a terrible way to store data (just try “quick sorting” a full filing cabinet). Humankind has sent robots to Mars, mapped the human genome and even (in just 11 years) tracked down Osama …


Caught on Camera: the crowd calls the shots

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

One of the reoccurring complaints about our shiny, super-connected modern world is that everywhere has become a bit samey. From Moscow to L.A. it seems like everyone’s drinking Starbucks, eating pizza and tweeting about WikiLeaks from their iPhones.

Such generic experiences can lead previously well-adjusted people to suddenly book crazy adventure holidays trekking in the …


The Same Old Song?

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… one-way. This new generation will download music for free, but are also keen use their skills to remix media contents, create fan art, parodies and tributes, and share them with friends through social networks. Trent Reznor, connectivity evangelist and the mastermind behind Nine Inch Nails, recently gave away hundreds of GB of video material to fans, giving them the chance to freely edit and re-submit it. This idea built on an earlier experiment called the Ghosts Film Festival. This …

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