You know what Internet Explorer could use now that its boatload of problems has been solved? A mascot! Microsoft has debuted an anime heroine Inorie Aizawa that, if anything, will cause nightmares. Judging by her intro video posted on YouTube, she does a lot of running around fighting chrome-colored robots with blue screens (Hmmmm!). Read More
Organizers behind New York Comic Con discovered yesterday that sending out tweets without users’ permission is a dumb idea. The event caught flack when automatic tweets were dispatched from some attendees’ accounts. Read More
An online training company has figured out a way to make those torturous employee training video sessions even more reminiscent of a scene from Zero Dark Thirty.
Guess it’s time to take the word “the” out back and shoot it. That’s what bored Australian man Paul Mathis is planning to do with the creation of a new symbol (“Ћ”) to replace the clunky, long-winded, difficult-to-type article. Read More
If you think the products on Kickstarter were terrible, just wait until you see how Microsoft completely ruined (disrupted?) the crowdsourcing paradigm.
Introducing Chip In, a program from the computer giant that lets college students amass donations from people that go toward the purchase of a shiny, new PC. Microsoft said it will ~chip in~ 10 percent of the price on “select” (read: Acer) PCs. Read More
Looks like LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman is just using any excuse to get shitfaced. In honor of the company’s tenth birthday, he created “Cinco de LinkedIn,” a real company event celebrated by its 3,700 employees.
Not only does it sound moderately offensive, like drunk-sorority-girl-loudly-practicing-her-Spanish-at-Blockheads obnoxious, but it is also numerically nonsensical. At last check, cinco is roughly translated to “five” and not “terrible fucking idea.” Read More
There are few things sadder than watching an Internet star try to recapture their fleeting fame by starring in a forced “viral” video. Jonah Falcon, the dude with the world’s biggest schlong (13.5 inches erect!), is the newest online “celeb” to fall for this gimmick. The financially struggling Mr. Falcon has released a video called “It’s Too Big,” a three-minute opus that’s not about his massive debt, but rather his massive dick. Read More
Hugh Jackman’s constipation face. Hugh Jackman’s massive pecs. Hugh Jackman’s yelling face. Now look! Hugh Jackman is flying, somehow. Oh, and a hashtag. That’s what you see in (possibly?) the world’s first Vine-based teaser for a movie trailer for The Wolverine, an epic film about a shirtless Mr. Jackman racing to brunch before his reservation window expires. Read More