3 Dreams of Black, the newest music experience, written and directed by Chris Milk, and developed in collaboration with Google, and produced by @radical.media launches today. The song, “Black,” comes off the album ROME, presented by Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi, featuring Jack White and Norah Jones on vocals and soon to be released on the record label Parlophone/EMI. ROME is inspired by Italian soundtracks from the 1960s and the classic Italian Western genre. In fact, the album was recorded with the original orchestra from Italian director Sergio Leone’s westerns (for example, The Good, The Bad & The Ugly).
The mouse and keyboard were invented before the Internet even existed. Since then, countless technological advancements have allowed for much more efficient human computer interaction. Why then do we continue to use outdated technology? Introducing Gmail Motion -- now you can control Gmail with your body.
Another Google service launched this week: Google +1. In short it allows you to "+1" search results or web pages and these recommendations will show up for your friends when they perform searches. Read more on Google's blog.
Adapted from Clout: The Art and Science of Influential Web Content (New Riders)
By Colleen Jones
The ancient Greeks knew more than how to wear a toga. They introduced principles of rhetoric, such as persuasive appeals, identification, repetition, and seizing the opportune moment. These principles will help your web content influence results.
Wirify is a bookmarklet that lets you turn any web page into a wireframe in one click. It’s lightweight and works in many modern browsers. To use Wirify drag the link with the green arrow on Wirify's page to your Bookmarks toolbar.