The below is a fantastic look at the Organizational structures of the big tech companies:
They’re all pretty accurate too!
I do like a good April Fools prank and so am going to keep a little list of my favourites today. Here we go:
Gmail Motion uses your computer’s built-in webcam and Google’s patented spatial tracking technology to detect your movements and translate them into meaningful characters and commands. Movements are designed to be simple and intuitive for people of all skill levels.
Google have helpfully made a list of common actions and phrases to help you get started with this GROUND BREAKING new method of communication:
Already they’ve got the next implementation of this lined up – Motion in Google Docs:
For more information and Health & Safety tips, visit:
Google’s innovation keeps on coming…now they’re making AutoComplete even better…
Are you passionate about helping people? Are you intuitive? Do you often feel like you know what your friends and family are thinking and can finish their thoughts before they can? Are you an incredibly fast Google searcher? Like, so fast that you can do 20 searches before your mom does 1?
If, like me, you’re thinking this job sounds pretty brilliant, your enthusiasm may be tempered by the required skills. I think only a few great people will be up to scratch for this:
NEW ‘SM-APP’ RELEASES PIZZA SCENT WHEN ORDERING
“The new ‘sm-app’ from Domino’s uses the latest in aroma technology to release a small amount of pizza scent from the iPhone when customers place an order. The ‘scratch and sniff’ page within the new sm-app, is displayed after the ordering section and simply by rubbing the iPhone screen, the mouth-watering smell of a Pepperoni Passion wafts straight out of the phone”
The new sm-app is compatible with all iPhone models. For more details on how to download it, visit Domino’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DominosPizza
Check out the “People I Might Know” section on LinkedIn:
Blizzard, one the world’s most successful gaming companies, are also pretty great at April fools…here are the FOUR they hit us with today!!!
To learn how to make your Angry Birds become ninjas, and more, fly to:
Tomb of Immortal Darkness:
Bringing true realism to WarCraft and using “Deep Dark” technology, the world of “Omgsogoth” is almost completely pitch black…all the way through:
As the tagline says, In the dark, no-one can hear you scream!
To see more (pun intended) head over to:
Crabby, the WarCraft Helper:
The World of Warcraft can be a cold, lonely, unforgiving place and wandering the lands alone can be a daunting prospect. So having someone to keep you company and help you in your quest would be good right? Blizzard certainly think so…say hello to Crabby:
See more at:
Perfectly optimised for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect system, you can use gesture-based controls to direct your forces and out-move your enemies. Wave your arms in the air like you do, in fact, care.
To see the video of this in action, jump to:
I have just seen this on Twitter and it’s quite brilliant. Letters from the Angry Birds, written to their loved ones back home detailing the horrors of war.
These are taken from the site:
and seen on Twitter via @nickbilton from the NY Times.
I saw these over on The Chive earlier, and they’re awesome. Very funny and very true!
Even if you are involved in social media/marketing I’m sure you can appreciate these
Here are a few of my faves:
See the rest here:
Yep – pretty much sums it up 😉
Saw it here.