Archive for November, 2011

The history of How To movies

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

With the age of YouTube it is easier than ever to find information on how to do almost anything. The how to guides started with the cookbook. With new technology allowing the housewife more time, the cookbooks became a how to for complicated and time consuming recipes. Soon many articles were being featured in magazines giving the reader step by step directions on performing complicated tasks.

With the evolution of the digital age, people can post how to movies to the web on sites such as YouTube. For our project we decided to do a study on the beginnings of how to books leading to the digital age of YouTube. We decided to have some fun and it was interesting how many how to movies were posted on so many varying topics.