Saturday, April 01, 2006

OMG!!! Ponies!!!

It's the first of April and the Internet surely has noticed it.

A few of the greatest jokes today:

http://slashdot.org/articles/06/03/31/1644225.shtml: slashdot changes design for wider appeal. From now on, all article titles must contain "OMG", "!!!" and caps.
It went well until this article came along ;).

For the ones feeling lucky today: try out Google's new service (their blogpost), be sure to take the tour! Also, this is hilarious:

Profile Upload Rejected
[...]
...ha ha, wasn't that amusing and harmless and mostly in good taste and not
all psychologically damaging under various and sundry aspects of contemporary
tort law, please don't sue us; and/or
[...]
Priceless!

Maybe you're also interested in working at Google, learning about the technology behind it or trying a new kind of search. Have a beverage[1] while you're at it. And if you're using Google Earth: watch out for visitors from above.

By the way: if you're in the hacking scene, check out this new exploit for openSSH!

Wikipedia also has a comprehensive list about April 1st.

Of course, one can go on and on. Check out Matt Cutts' post about April Fools.

[1]: I would really like to have a sip from the Sero-Tonic-Water, it looks delicious!

P.S.: Yahoo just bought all the Web2.0 companies.

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