My experience learning French lately has been interesting, only because I held the belief that English is a reasonably easy language to learn only because it’s so unstructured and the rules are quite simple. Then I stumbled on this lil video, that brought a few things in perspective.
I’ve always been a fan of The Simpsons, and especially the couch gag. This special couch gag by french animator Sylvain Chomet is hilariously awesome, and reminds me of the classic french cartoon “The Triplets of Bellville” (“Belleville Rendez-vous”).
Depicting the search engine as lowly middle-aged office clerk, College Humor’s video pokes fun at our collective silly searches, and what it might look like if we had to actually ask a real person. A man named Google.
Google seems to be battering people over the head these days to get them to use Google+. College Humors video says it all really, with their hilariously awesome piss-take on their shenanigans.
Its been a while since the days of Michael Dell selling computers in a dorm, and Dell has became one hell of a global juggernaut in the PC manufacturing game since then. Can Dell reinvent itself to be the small guy again with their new Ad campaign?
It is time to get the football fever going, and get ready for the madness that will be the 2014 FIFA World Cup held in Brazil this year.
Timezones have always been quite difficult to get right. I’ve never really been able to explain it but Tom Scott from Computerphile can, with an incredible rant that takes us in to a twisty-turny world of time, leap seconds and time smearing(WTF).
If this year didn’t bring us enough bad advertising, for awkward products, Samsung had to swoop in last minute and take the award for creepiness with this latest ad for their Samsung Gear smart watch.
I attended the gsummitx - Gamification in Montreal event at the offices of I Can Go Without , where my very good friend, Jihane (@JihaneElAtifi) works, and they had Gamification expert, Gabe Zicherman (@gzicherm) speaking about, well Gamification.