With six million views and counting, Tanya Davis and Andrea Dorfman’s “How to Be Alone” has moved into print, part of what seems to be a growing trend of repurposing YouTube content for bound editions. Even publishing powers such as Disney and Simon & Schuster have jumped on board.
Here are several more examples of YouTube videos turned into books…
In the wake of Amazon’s drone delivery announcement, British bookstore chain Waterstones figured they might as well jump on the bandwagon, too, and announced that they will also be offering 30-minute delivery of their products.
The amazing thing is that they are only slight behind Amazon in their R&D department…
OK, we’ve all been there. In the garage working on something and realizing we don’t have the proper tool for the job. Well, normally we’d stop whatever we’re working on, drive down to the hardware store, buy the tool, and then drive back home, completely disrupting workflow.
The folks at Visually have put together an intriguing look at “The Origins of Common UI Symbols“…that is, the little icons that you don’t really even think about on your computer but that inform you where to click and what buttons to push all the time.
Big Lazy Robot serves up this mindfully amusing video on how we’re mindlessly amusing ourselves. The firm pokes a little fun at all of us, but before you get your hackles up, BLR reminds everyone to take a chill pill:
Don’t take the message too seriously. This is a promo video we’ve done to laugh at ourselves. We all have an i-diot inside, and it’s so fun!
Of course, the iOS used in the video isn’t version 7…so, who’s the iDiot now?