If Aliens were to float around examining our culture for a while, they may well decide that four in the morning has a special significance in our culture. It might take them longer to figure out why.
Most of us have had that experience but this one was so convincing that what began as a minor obsession ended up as the creation of the Museum of Four in the Morning…
If you doubt the significance, watch the TED Talk presentation.
If you know why this phenomenon exists, please post your wisdom on the forums.
In an earlier appearance at TED Talks, Rives performed one of his poems, sharing what it would be like…
If I Controlled the Internet
If I controlled the internet
You could auction your broken heart
- “If I controlled the Internet”
- “A mockingbird remix of TED2006”
- “The 4 a.m. mystery”
- “A story of mixed emoticons”
- “Reinventing the encyclopedia game”
- “The Museum of Four in the Morning”