Okay, this post is for William Gibson fans only. Specifically, fans of his novel, Pattern Recognition. Here’s a grossly over-simplified plot summary. Actually it’s not even that, but I had to provide some context, so…
“…a cult-like group of Internet obsessives strives to find meaning and patterns within a mysterious collection of video moments, merely called “the footage,” let loose onto the Internet by an unknown source.”
This morning on his Twitter feed, Gibson posted:
“That putative Lady Gaga virus is as seriously Footage-y as anything I’ve seen on YouTube.”
Curious, I found my way to this video:
UPDATE: There were a couple of videos on YouTube to which I had linked but they’ve been pulled. Very suspicious.