The Wilderness Downtown: Arcade Fire Meets HTML5

Tech nerds will rejoice because this interactive film showcases the potential of HTML5. For everyone else, this interactive video is a pretty cool film featuring the music of The Arcade Fire. Make sure you enter your real childhood address. We were dubious too, but it’s worth it to get the full effect. (Best viewed in Google Chrome). Oh, and for the portion of our readership who aren’t programmers and think HTML5 is some mysterious new venereal disease, here’s a definition:

HTML5 is a standard for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web. The new standard incorporates features like video playback and drag-and-drop that have been previously dependent on third-party browser plug-ins such as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and Google Gears.