My YouTube ad of the week: James Hilton, AKQA
Campaign YouTube, Monday, 04 July 2011 04:02PM
James Hilton reviews Casey Neistat
James Hilton, chief creative officer, AKQA
Why I like this
The scale and effect of internet-powered people-power still staggers me. When this is achieved with great relevance, wit and skill, it fills me with the sort of joy usually only reserved for a roast dinner. This is one Aunt Bessie would be proud of.
I ride a motorbike into work every day and, I have to say, a proportion of the cycling community I encounter does make me wonder why natural selection isn’t a bit more "on the ball". But I do sympathise with those who know how to ride correctly, and who are constantly contending with completely inadequate infrastructure.
So when I become the president of the universe, I will make anything with an engine go on the road. Everything else goes on pavements designed to keep pedestrians and cyclists separate, and to keep them all apart from the large, heavy, metal things that go really fast. They seem to be able to do it in Holland without too much fuss. Still, it’s comforting to see that it’s not only us Brits who are piss-poor at sorting this stuff out.
Uploaded a couple of days ago, as of writing, and already 868,336 views. Mirror, signal, manoeuvre? I should coco.
This article was first published on Campaign YouTube
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