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The Fuhrer reacts to Fermi – w/video

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Not meaning to take sides or anything, but these two videos are simply hilarious. Thanks to Steve for sending the links…

First the newest one: “Hitler reacts to Nvidia Fermi Benchmarks:”

And here’s the same video with an older caption from the days of the Radeon HD 5000 series launch…

Written by Julio Franco

April 1st, 2010 at 7:55 pm

Gates and Seinfeld – Part Two

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If you didn’t get the first one… wait, there wasn’t much to get. If you didn’t like the first one, perhaps things will take better shape now, or eventually:

Written by Julio Franco

September 13th, 2008 at 5:14 am

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gets egged by protester

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Every once in a while we get to see these kind of rare occurrences, and when I say we, I mean the millions out there that can browse the web. Thank god there is Youtube.

BTW, I happen to like Ballmer. I believe he’s much smarter and upfront businessman than he’s given credit for.

Written by Julio Franco

May 20th, 2008 at 4:06 am

Posted in blog,humor,the web,video

Video: Lenovo’s parody on the MacBook Air, promotes X300

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Having had my friendly and not so friendly encounters with my MacBook Pro and the bundled OS X operating system, at the end of the day I believe that for a powerful laptop I couldn’t have done much better other than buying another ThinkPad. The last one I got was a T42 and still runs like a charm even after a very embarrassing “wrong-screw-in-the-wrong-hole” moment :).

In the world of expensive ultra-portables though, the MacBook Air and the new ThinkPad X300 are two jewels to be had… check this out before buying though…

Written by Julio Franco

April 30th, 2008 at 12:17 am

Google Maps gone wrong (video)

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Saw this on digg and I felt like sharing, geek humor anyone?

Simply hilarious. Sound effects remind me of Lost, which by the way goes back in air this week.

Written by Julio Franco

January 28th, 2008 at 2:43 pm

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Gizmodo’s CES prank gets them banned for life?

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If there was something that caught my attention during last year’s CES was the massive amount of flat panel TVs being used all around the floor. As you can imagine this year was even more packed in that sense, and it was only a matter of time until someone did not resist and did something naughty (and we must confess, very fun) about it. Gadget blog Gizmodo used a device called TV-B Gone to shut off dozens of flat screens scattered around the floor, at times entire walls and some others during presentations. They got it on tape, too (wait, is that the correct term anymore?) which adds to the fun of the prank since the YouTube video has already been watched over 40,000 times.

But then again, if you are the CEA (CES event organizers) or one of the expositors who have spent countless human hours organizing for a flawless showing, then you have to be pissed off… This added to the fact that CES is not open to the general public, but you must attend with an accredited badge can put the blog in a bad spot for immatureness or plain childish unprofessional play. If anything, Gizmodo has celebrated more the prank than apologized for it. CES organizers in the other hand have not taken it so lightly.

Whichever side you stand on, the fact is this has happened already and Gizmodo may not be able to get access to future CES expos. You can bet TV’s infrared receptors will be shut off from now on in this kind of events…

Written by Julio Franco

January 13th, 2008 at 1:58 am

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Bill Gates life after retirement (CES video)

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Written by Julio Franco

January 7th, 2008 at 3:39 am

Street Fighter, the later years…

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I didn’t know if adding some humor would be a good fit for the blog, but let’s say because I’m still trying to set the tone here (and keep those updates coming), let me experiment with a video from that I just found to be hilarious. I’m sure many ten-somethings, and pretty much all twenty, thirty and forty-somethings will be familiar with Street Fighter, or so I hope…

This is only the first part, look here for the next episodes

Written by Julio Franco

November 9th, 2007 at 7:38 am

Posted in blog,gaming,humor,video