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Archive for the 'Humour' Category

Facebook in Reality

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Brilliant!

Someone please tell Costco, it’s not Christmas yet!

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

http://www.isitchristmas.com/ No, it’s not Christmas.  And they even have an RSS feed to keep you updated.

Power, Air Conditioning and Data Centers

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Here is a wacky idea I was thinking of a while back. Picture this problem… We’ve got all these data centers consuming all kinds of power, which produces an incredible amount of heat which is then counteracted with air conditioning that consumes an immense amount of electricity and ironically produces more heat. The big picture [...]

The Landlord

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

This is pretty good. Will Ferrell dealing with his “landlord”.

Google Paper, next up… Cardboard

Sunday, April 1st, 2007

Nice april fools joke. This got some great responses from my family that’s visiting right now. :) New! Introducing Gmail Paper Everyone loves Gmail. But not everyone loves email, or the digital era. What ever happened to stamps, filing cabinets, and the mailman? Well, you asked for it, and it’s here. We’re bringing it back. [...]

Whoops, just swallowed an icecube

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Whoa! Has that ever happened to you? Well, it hadn’t happened to me until today and boy was that an experience I wasn’t prepared for. Note to self: be careful when drinking water with icecubes; especially the icecubes that are relatively small and easy to ‘drink’. Brrr… it’s getting chilly in here. :)

Verizon Math

Saturday, January 6th, 2007

Let’s start by asking: do you recognize there is a difference between .002 dollars and .002 cents? It’s painful, but quite funny. Poor guy had to sit through several Verizon operators and managers and they still couldn’t agree that there is a difference between .002 dollars and .002 cents. Oh man… A semi-happy ending