A Developer And Designer Match On Tinder, Hilarity Ensues

A Developer And Designer Match On Tinder, Hilarity Ensues

“I hope we can merge without any conflicts,” isn’t your typical pick up line, but dating etiquette is thrown out of the window when two nerds happen to match on Tinder. Gabriel Lewis, an iOS developer from San Francisco posted a Tinder conversation on Twitter. After ascertaining their mutual nerdy interests, him and his Tinder match engage in a nerdy battle of wits. “Wouldn’t mind giving you a unit test,” he begins. “Only if I…

Rakhi Sawant Is Now Traumatizing The Android Mascot At Google’s Headquarters

Rakhi Sawant Is Now Traumatizing The Android Mascot At Google’s Headquarters

The Googleplex is Mountain View, in some respects, is the ground zero of technology. It’s Google’s headquarters, and is a magnet for technocrats, entrepreneurs, and some of the smartest people in the world. And Rakhi Sawant, it turns out. The onetime item girl is apparently on a tour to California, and decided to step by Google’s offices. And Google’s large Android caught her fancy. “Ye mujhe bahut satata hai (He bugs me a lot),” she purrs…

If Normal Ads Weren’t Bad Enough, Uber’s Now Beaming Them From The Skies

If Normal Ads Weren’t Bad Enough, Uber’s Now Beaming Them From The Skies

Don’t get us wrong – technology’s awesome. It helps us live longer. It helps us be healthier. It helps us explore other planets. It’s the bedrock of modern civilization, and it’s what helps us push the boundaries of what our species can achieve. Occasionally, it also gives us this.  It looks like a shot from a post-dystopian horror movie, but it’s not. Uber’s now using drones to advertise its uberPool service in Mexico City, Mexico. These drones…

Ordinary Man Made Famous By The Internet During The US Presidential Debate Lands Uber Ad

Ordinary Man Made Famous By The Internet During The US Presidential Debate Lands Uber Ad

The internet is a strange place. It can create heroes out of normal people with as much potency as it can become the troll hub for the others. (Ask Trump.) In the second US presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton last week, one man in the audience stood out and as of yesterday has scored an Uber endorsement.   The man was Ken Bone, who stepped up from the audience section…

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Is Causing The Internet To Have A Meltdown

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Is Causing The Internet To Have A Meltdown

Samsung is one of the world’s most popular brands, but when their phones start exploding instead of making calls, you can be sure that the internet will have lots to say. Memes had surfaced since the first Note 7 explosions, and as the sorry saga unfolded, things…blew up. Some people grappled with the existential crises the phone had brought with it.   Others had interesting ideas for Note 7 accessories. Some found humour in real…

Man Disguised As Delivery Guy Hand Delivers Resume In A Box Of Doughnuts

Man Disguised As Delivery Guy Hand Delivers Resume In A Box Of Doughnuts

25 year old Lukas Yla knew that an ordinary resume wasn’t going to make the cut in a hyper-competitive Silicon Valley job market. So, he decided to take his job hunt game a notch higher with a creative, if oddball, approach. Lukas, a marketing graduate who’d moved to San Francisco from Lithuania on a job hunt, shortlisted a bunch of companies he wanted to apply at, and has devised a way to reach them directly….

This American Startup Has A Receptionist Who Sits In India

This American Startup Has A Receptionist Who Sits In India

If Americans were worried that Indians are taking away their jobs, this news isn’t going to help one bit. An American startup has hired a receptionist who sits in India and greets visitors as they enter its office. The man is essentially a mobile robot, who communicates with visitors through a digital screen. There’s a webcam attached to his device through which he can see what’s going on – in turn, visitors at the office…

Now Selling: A Candle Smells Like A Just-Opened Macbook

Now Selling: A Candle Smells Like A Just-Opened Macbook

The Macbook is a truly wondrous bit of hardware. It’s sleek, it’s powerful, and if Apple fans are to be believed, it also smells delightful. An Apple accessory maker from South Carolina is now selling something called New Mac Candle, which supposedly smells like a newly opened Macbook. For $24, or Rs. 1,500, the candle will transport Apple fans to the magical moment when they first opened their Macbook (and probably cradled it like their firstborn). While a Macbook’s…

7 Times Google Trolled The iPhone During The Pixel Launch

7 Times Google Trolled The iPhone During The Pixel Launch

There had been leaks aplenty, but Google officially launched its Pixel phone on 4th October. And once the presentation started, it became clear what the Google Pixel was was intended to replace. Its guns were firmly trained towards the iPhone. Priced at Rs. 57,000, Pixel clearly competes with the iPhone, which is about the only phone in its price range. And during the launch, Google wanted to drive home the point that it was better than…

IAS Officer’s Wife Shops Online For Rs. 10 Lakh; Husband Gets Notice From Tax Department

IAS Officer’s Wife Shops Online For Rs. 10 Lakh; Husband Gets Notice From Tax Department

You’d think that the e-commerce sales are good for everyone – consumers get discounts, companies get to prop up their GMVs, and even people in the logistics industries get salaries and bonuses like never before. But the sales, which are unboxing happiness everywhere, haven’t brought any cheer for an IAS officer from Madhya Pradesh. A member of the Madhya Pradesh IAS cadre, who hasn’t been named, has had a notice sent to him by the tax…

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