I'm attached to my cell phone because it keeps me connected to the world but more and more because of all the cool things it does. In fact, I would say that I use my phone as a speaking device only 15% (or less) of all applications. I’m imagining the day when I'll leave the house with only my cell phone and a tube of lipstick. It will be my method of payment, the electronic key to my home, the device that starts the ignition in my car and opens the garage door automatically.
Some of the most innovative applications of the cell phone as social device are related to music making. There’s a whole new “genre” of music that the cell phone is inspiring, making the creation and perhaps even the enjoyment of music more accessible to generations who don’t have the access (or patience) to master a traditional instrument like the flute or violin.
Yet cell phones create both order and disorder. They can be very disruptive, annoying and downright rude. A professor of music from the
Creating music and disruption has also been used in a fun way by Improv Everywhere who create flashmob events around the world.
Music is social - it brings people together; it's something we love to share. These new innovations will open up a whole new world of applications and creativity.
For other videos on cell phone music making , check out Mashable.