The original ‘Shift Happens‘ presentation by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, and Jeff Brenman was turned into a video and uploaded to YouTube in June 2007. The video was then remixed and set over a Fat Boy Slim soundtrack, becoming a serious YouTube hit called ‘Did You Know?‘ and attracted over 6.5m views.
A new / updated version of the Did You Know film, appropriately called “Did You Know 4.0?” has now been created for the Economist’s Media Convergence forum in October:
[youtube width=”650″ height=”450″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNy1x5VTX6Q[/youtube]
Amusingly, a parody version of the video was created in July, but you’ll need to watch till the end to find out 70% of the facts in the presentation, are in fact made up.