The Very Best Memes And Tweets From Mark Zuckerberg’s 3-Hour Grilling By The US Congress

The Very Best Memes And Tweets From Mark Zuckerberg’s 3-Hour Grilling By The US Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of the US Congress today over his company’s role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. As he sat across US Senators and answered probing questions on how Facebook had let the personal information of 87 million people to be sold, prominent blogs live streamed the event, the press photographed his every move, and the the event was streamed to a worldwide audience.  That meant that there were plenty of memes…

SpaceX Sent Starman Into Space In A Tesla, And Spawned Thousands Of Memes

SpaceX Sent Starman Into Space In A Tesla, And Spawned Thousands Of Memes

Last night, SpaceX dished out what will likely become an iconic image for decades to come — Elon Musk’s personal cherry-red Tesla Roadster flying off into space, as the earth slowly receded in the background. But the Tesla also had a passenger. A mannequin, whom Musk had dubbed Starman, had been strapped to the front seat. And while the internet was in awe of SpaceX’s achievement, Starman quickly became a meme. People hoped he was…

How Online Sales Really Work

How Online Sales Really Work

You’re walking past a store, and your jaw drops. The dress is perfect. It’s the right shade, it’s the right style, and you’d look smashing in it. And it’s perfect for your next college party. The dress is love.   You rush into the store, eager to get your hands on the queen among dresses. The dress will soon be yours! But then you spot the price tag.   Poverty sucks.   You’ve given up on…

People Keep Finding iPhones In Ancient Paintings, And The Internet Is Intrigued

People Keep Finding iPhones In Ancient Paintings, And The Internet Is Intrigued

Steve Jobs had unveiled the first iPhone to the world on 9th January, 2007. Then what’s it doing in a painting from 350 years ago? “I always thought I knew when the iPhone was invented, but now I’m not so sure anymore,” Apple CEO Tim Cook joked at a conference last year, while displaying the painting in question. The painting was painted by Pieter de Hooch in the 1650s, and showed a typical Dutch home. Yet the woman…

WhatsApp Is Currently Down In India, And Twitter Can’t Stop Making Jokes

WhatsApp Is Currently Down In India, And Twitter Can’t Stop Making Jokes

It’s a testament to how integral WhatsApp has become to the daily lives of its Indian users that a brief outage triggered something of a national panic. WhatsApp is currently down for millions of users. India, where WhatsAp is the most popular messaging platform, also appeared to be hit, with users being unable to send or receive messages. This Is how whatsapp is responding when I reinstalled it @WhatsApp #WhatsAppDown pic.twitter.com/vUGRRZhey0 — Ashok thimmapuram (@Ashok286281) November 3,…

Microsoft Employee Forced To Install Google Chrome After Edge Crashes During Live Demo

Microsoft Employee Forced To Install Google Chrome After Edge Crashes During Live Demo

A bad presentation don’t end up creating a persuasive business case for your product. A really bad one ends up promoting a rival’s product instead. A Microsoft employee was demonstrating the many features of Azure, Microsoft’s cloud solution, when midway into his talk, Microsoft’s Edge browser started acting up. “Here’s a bunch of virtual machines, and we can now look at them…maybe,” he paused the presenter as his browser froze. He tried to laugh off the…

Apple’s iPhone X Unlocks By Reading Your Face, And Twitter Can’t Stop Making Jokes

Apple’s iPhone X Unlocks By Reading Your Face, And Twitter Can’t Stop Making Jokes

Apple unveiled its $999 iPhone X yesterday. It’s a pretty slick device — it has something called the Super Retina HD display, a 12 MegaPixel camera, and 3D touch. But the feature that caught the imagination of the watching masses was Face Id — Apple’s new phone was going to unlock itself magically by studying your face when you looked into it. It’s pretty impressive technology — Apple says it uses multiple cameras, Infrared technology,…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Gets Photographed Looking Unusually Muscular, Becomes Internet Meme

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Gets Photographed Looking Unusually Muscular, Becomes Internet Meme

  Jeff Bezos is having a good year. The 53-year-old has just become the third richest man in the world with a net worth of $87 billion (Rs. 5,60,000 crore), his company has just acquired Whole Foods, and Amazon’s stock is up 33% since January. And on top of all that, he’s looking like this: A picture emerged yesterday of Jeff Bezos looking unusually buff. Bezos’s biceps were bulging under his black t shirt, and…

Redditors Have Been Designing The Worst UI For Volume Control, And The Results Are Glorious

Redditors Have Been Designing The Worst UI For Volume Control, And The Results Are Glorious

The humble volume slider isn’t something that UI and UX designers usually obsess over. It’s a fairly standardized UI element, and everyone knows how to use it — you slide the button to the right to increase the volume, and to the left to decrease it. But earlier this week, a strange meme began on reddit. People began designing the worst possible volume sliders they could think of. The first few iterations had some subtle changes. This volume…

As The WannaCry Attack Takes Over Computers Worldwide, The Jokes Have Begun On Twitter

As The WannaCry Attack Takes Over Computers Worldwide, The Jokes Have Begun On Twitter

The WannaCry ransomware is now present in 150 countries around the globe, and has taken down hundreds of thousands of computers. Renault has had to shut down some of its factories in France, and patients in the UK have seen their doctors appointments cancelled and operations rescheduled. In India, the West Bengal power utility had its computers compromised, and the government has called the situation “critical.” All this hasn’t stopped Twitter from coming up with…

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