This excellent presentation from Dan Shust at SXSW highlights his predictions for where new areas of digital will grow and converge, including social connectivity, location-based services, gaming, digital publishing, and more. It’s a great overview for interactive areas of growth that began last year and will most likely continue throughout 2010.
Watch the cat play an electronic piano and play with a squiggly worm-like object on the iPad.
You certainly wouldn’t see a cat be able to make the connection between moving a computer mouse and a related action on screen, but when screen and touch are integrated, it’s a world of digital intuitive enough for animals.
It’s not even a question when it comes to the RSC’s new production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The theater company has enlisted 6 actors to Tweet each other – and their followers, of course – a chronological set of messages from the playscript. The Tweets will be improvised by the actors from a day by day plot grid devised by the production team.