DTNS 2203 – April Fools BALEETED

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comNatali Morris joins the show and we get to the bottom of all this April Fool’s Day nonsense. Also it’s Gmail’s legit 10th birthday.

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Show Notes

Today’s guest:  Natali Morris, CNBC Contributor and cofounder of ReadQuick

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Today is April 1st. April Fools’ day which the Internet first made amazing and then risked ruining. How did the Internet do this year? Google Japan gave us a robot hand you can use to type. Google+ introduce auto awesome photobomb which inserted David Hasselhoff into your pictures. Richard Branson played along with Nest for flights, giving Virgin airline passengers climate control. YouTube decided to stop producing the memes and let people do it this year. And SwiftKey for physical keyboards, Roku Watch, Samsung, Toshiba, AND HTcC’s smart gloves, CERN changing to comic sans as the official typeface, Sphero’s selfiebot, iFixit bought by Apple, AND the inevitable raft of awesome, possibly soon to be real fake products from ThinkGeek.

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