Unsurprisingly, Disney Animation has instantly gone viralviral after the debut of their new animated short film, Paperman. The Oscar nominated black and white short features groundbreaking techniques that seamlessly melds antiquated hand drawn pictures with CGI, creating a one of a kind animation experiance.
The video tells the story of a young man in New York City whose destiny is shaken after he runs into a beautiful woman on the subway platform. Already, the new video has garnered over 1.3 million views, and is further featured on LATimes, Forbes, Telegraph, and Wired.
To promote his long overdue new album, Justin Timberlake just published this new promotional tease video simply titled I’m Ready. As Justin walks to his recording studio in black and white, he contemplates his much anticipated return to the pop music world before finally announcing that, yes, he is ready.
Every generation takes their technology for granted. In the 70′s, every household had a television, toaster, and telephone. So when British science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke was interviewed in 1974 by ABC, and was asked what the year 2000 would be like, people couldn’t believe his predictions.
But today we see he amazingly predicted personal computers and The Internet spot on. In the clip that has been trending this month, he says people will all have their own personal consoles at home that connect with a main computer (think Google) to download any information.
He also correctly admits that though people will be dependent on technology more and more, it will enrich people’s lives for the better. The video is featured on LaughingSquid and Gizmodo.