April fools quick recap
I am a huge fan of Google’s april fools!
because Google takes April 1 very seriously, and they turn it into an art!
Google Calendar and the free Wake Up Kit!
The “wake up” notification uses several progressively more annoying alerts to wake you up. First it will send an SMS message to your phone. If that fails, more coercive means will be used. The kit includes an industrial-sized bucket and is designed to be connected to your water main for automatic filling. In addition, a bed-flipping device is included for forceful removal from your sleeping quarters.
Google Calendar “I’m feeling lucky”
The “I’m Feeling Lucky” button create a random event related to celebrities.
Virgin + Google = Virgle
Virgin/Google collaboration to go on Mars…
Google GMail Custom Time “Send email to the past”
Just click “Set custom time” from the Compose view. Any email you send to the past appears in the proper chronological order in your recipient’s inbox. You can opt for it to show up read or unread by selecting the appropriate option.
Speaking about GMail the product was launched in april 1, 2004 and 4 years later it is still in beta… can you believe it ?????!!!!!
Google Search gDay “search content on the internet before it is created.”
Google spiders crawl publicly available web information and our index of historic, cached web content. Using a mashup of numerous factors such as recurrence plots, fuzzy measure analysis, online betting odds and the weather forecast from the iGoogle weather gadget, we can create a sophisticated model of what the internet will look like 24 hours from now.
Steps to searches the web as it will look tomorrow:
And last, one more .NET related:
New version of SilverLatte and Espresso Blend available for download
Our Regional Director Guy Barrette made a super sophisticated one:
Team Suite Vnext will be FREE (but ad supported)
But the best came later this day, when Mario Cardinal gently announced he was renewed as an MVP… for Business Intelligence… and everybody believed!
Well done Mario, you win this year!
He WAS renewed, but for Team System of course!!