Monthly Archives: March 2014

Pranks Part 4

http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/4/1/industries/seven-best-corporate-april-fools-pranks Google Nose, and the new Mini Vertcal Parking system. http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/13095313?trk=jobs_share_fb linked in Senior Punched Card Programmer job advert…

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Pranks Part 3

http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/04/april-fools-day-2014-spoilers-all-the-geek-pranks-revealed/ site includes the KFC mouth expander (cos their burger is too big) The Selfie Robot and the truly amazingly foul idea – Vegemite Energy Drink (for those who have never been to Oz (Australia), Vegemite is a spreadable yeast … Continue reading

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Google Pranks Part 2

Richard Branson/virgin and Nest Temperature control. Waze Dates (crowd sources traffic data with dating) Here are some more…. http://thenextweb.com/google/2014/03/31/round-googles-jokes-april-fools-day-2014/

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And So It Begins …. The Yearly Internet April 1st Jokes

A little early for those in the US as Australia start hours ago… Google Pokemon Master Google Shelfie http://www.cnet.com/news/google-introduces-the-shelfie-for-fools/ Should be a fun 24 hours for pranksters…

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Faster Wifi

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2138000/fcc-clears-the-way-for-faster-wifi.html More spectrum to open up so it can achieve Gigabit speeds. Now if only they’d deal with the battery drain…

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When Galaxies Collide

From Cosmos – in about a billion years, the collision of our galaxy with our nearest neighbouring galaxy – Andromeda. ¬†I have seen Andromeda with my own eyes, it is about the far reaches of resolution of my 14 inch … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse April 15th

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/skywatch-total-lunar-eclipse-set-for-morning-of-april-15/2014/03/29/aa43e702-b68c-11e3-a7c6-70cf2db17781_story.html?tid=pm_national_pop

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Desolation of Smaug

Ok, so I got around to watching this finally. its a bit muddled, with all the other stuff put in, having read the books many times, there is an odd feeling when watching parts of it. Trying to figure out … Continue reading

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American Cool

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/20/arts/artsspecial/in-washington-100-examples-of-the-epitome-of-cool.html?WT.mc_id=AR-D-I-NYT-MOD-MOD-M350c-ROS-0314-PH&WT.mc_ev=click&WT.mc_c=242398 New York Times B+W slide show of notable People.

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Apt use of the Phrase

“The money is in my other wallet”.. http://news.msn.com/science-technology/mt-gox-says-it-found-200000-bitcoins-in-forgotten-wallet

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