Daft Hands: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
What It Is: In June 2007, Carleton College student Austin Hall posted a 3-minute, 45-second video of nothing but his hands. The video opens with a title card with white letters on a black background saying:
Daft HandsHarder, Better, Faster, Stronger
The card fades, and we see a blurry, out-of-focus shot of Hall’s hands, closed into fists, bobbing slightly to the tune “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” by the French technopop duo Daft Punk. For nearly a minute, Hall just moves his hands ...