For a few years now, the YouTube channel Primitive Technology has been teaching viewers how to build old world devices like forge blowers and water-powered hammers using nothing but their bare hands and human ingenuity. But now, a new series, Even Primitiver Technology, has set out to examine the ancient crafts humans would employ before things like intelligence, spatial awareness, or hand-eye coordination cropped up and got in the way. The series’ first installment, presented by YouTube comedian Gus Johnson, takes a look back at an undeniable classic: Rocks.
It’s amazing to see what humans were capable of long before smartphones and steam engines. Acting on pure instinct and without having to be taught, this whitey-tighty-clad primitive man knows how to not only pick up rocks and run while holding rocks but even hit two different rocks together. And that’s not even mentioning the genius maneuver of finding a very big rock and throwing it at much smaller rocks. Truly, the creativity of man knows no bounds. We eagerly anticipate the next installment of Even Primitiver Technology, which will undoubtedly explore the long forgotten art of swinging a stick around in a field.
[via Boing Boing]