As I sip on my 3rd coffee of the morning and flip through the App Store, my paranoia increases. Maybe it’s the caffeine or just a genetic habit, but my mind is racing with the thought of someone, somewhere, developing an app that will replace me as a designer and filmmaker. The idea itself is not that far off. There are creative apps for everything. Consumers are creating imagery, websites and videos with the help of these little creatives (keeping it kid-friendly for this post). It’s only a matter of time before the apps become self-aware and enslaves the human race, and quite possibly will make us suffer for taking vintage looking pictures with retina display technology.
So with the “Digital App-ocalypse” on the horizon, I’m comforted by the thought that my time machine is almost complete..I’m also comforted with the thought that no app will ever be able to replace the creative mind and the evolving talents we have as designers.
But just to be safe and to ensure that you are not enslaved by “appluretron”, leader of the “Decepto-Apps” here is a survival guide.
So until that day we send an app back in time -to ensure the survival of the human race. And allowing the creatives to freely create.