The 18 minute "Connecting" documentary is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry’s thought leaders. As the role of software is catapulting forward, Interaction Design is seen to be not only increasing in importance dramatically, but also expected to play a leading role in shaping the coming "Internet of things." Ultimately, when the digital and physical worlds become one, humans along with technology are potentially on the path to becoming a "super organism" capable of influencing and enabling a broad spectrum of new behaviors in the world.
One of these videos where design experts throw in catchy one-liners about the interconnected digital world, in seemingly random order that is supposed to convey a coherent narrative. It would yet another video of its kind if not for the fact how incredibly creepy this vision sounds just few months later, in the age of massive, shameless surveillance, where the cloud is not the symbol of inevitable progress, but of harvesting your privacy.