Thursday, January 13, 2005

"I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that."

Very interesting 8-minute clip.

Prescient parable of portent? Or brilliant viral marketing? Or is it something even more revolutionary?

It's hosted by which links to the Free Net Project website.

However, the clip itself was created by Robin Sloan and Matt Thompson. Sloan works for IndTV. INdTV is Al Gore's new media company.

Is this the first strike from Al Gore against a bloated, corporate controlled news media? Is it a clever underground recruitment strategy? Is it a test case for information sharing and customized online marketing? Are we in the Matrix? And if so, does that make Al Gore Morpheus?

There is no spoon ...