i've never made a video before, so whether it was a guideline or not, this was going to be an experiment.
the inspiration for this video comes from my never-ending annoyance when i walk into the shower or bathroom and water is dripping because someone couldn't turn the faucet all the way to the right.
it's called "H2O".
it's about technology.
it's about water.
it's about being a conscientious world citizen.
it's about the forgotten idea that water was once considered "high tech".
water is and has been used to make paper and steel, in hydroelectric power, in thermoelectricity, to power machinery at mills, not to mention, it nourishes us and the food that we eat.
my concern is that in our obsession with new technology, we waste, we exploit, and we ignore our natural resources.
i worry that this will continue until there is nothing left (no clean water, no clean air) and our new gadgets won't be able to save us.
Marshall McLuhan said in his book The Medium is the Massage, "our new environment compels commitment and participation. we have become irrevocably involved with, and responsible for, each other".
i believe that this is truer now than ever.
in our infatuation with new technology we have deserted too many precious resources and we are henceforth accountable for making this planet habitable for each other and the generations to come.
no one will do it if we don't.
it's easy to be a responsible human.