Faster than a speeding potato

This is about as visually arresting as a plasticine porter with a looking-glass tie.

It’s clever from head to toe, comic in just the right spots, mesmerizingly persuasive and the production value is outstanding. Somehow this viral spot for Google Chrome manages to feel unpolished and even homespun, despite utilizing some wildly impressive technology.

Spending the next 130 seconds of your life doing anything that’s not gawking at this spot is simply time misspent. So stop wasting your time with inferior and no doubt meaningless experiences, and watch this advert forthwith:

According to the upstanding brainiacs at Google, “these speed tests were filmed at actual web page rendering times.” Ergo, none of that computer-generated fakery to disappoint you after the fact.

Top-drawer work, Bartle Bogle Hegarty.

Got another 274 seconds? Then watch how witchcraft happens:

~ by zactopia on May 5, 2010.

One Response to “Faster than a speeding potato”

  1. […] So download Google Chrome and watch the shit already—Chrome is two-thumbs-up fast, as I’ve broached before. It’s effing goddamn brilliant, and perhaps a sneak peek into where Google and the Internet […]

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