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Internet

We are Google. Resistance is futile. You will be data mined.

I just read an article about Google on the Financial Times Website. What peaked my interests were these quotes from Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt: We are very early in the total information we have within Google. The algorithms will get better and we will get better at personalisation. The goal is to enable Google users […]

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U.S.A. Germany

American TV-shows are the best

Yesterday I watched the last episode of “Gilmore Girls”. One of my favorite TV-series – over. Then a friend sent me a link to a site that said that there will be no 4th season of “Veronica Mars”. That kinda pissed me off. After that – to follow the theme of the day – I […]

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Germany

35 facts about Germany

The country Germany’s territory covers about 137,850 sqm (slightly bigger than Montana). The biggest city is the capital Berlin with 3.4 mill inhabitants (Hamburg: 1.74 mill, Munich: 1.26 mill). Germany consists of 16 states, 3 of which are city states (Hamburg, Berlin, Bremen). Germany shares borders with Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, […]

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Humor U.S.A.

Why do so many people think Americans are stupid?

I’ll tell you why: They see videos like this: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAAjdfIMwDY[/youtube] Edit: Or this one, apparently from the same show: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGlXfCZTeQI[/youtube]

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Humor

10 clear signs that you’re a workaholic

Your company hired a new accountant just to keep track of your expense account. Five years ago you had a lot of friends in the company. Today you have the same friends, but they are all unemployed. You’re wife is worried that you’re working too much, but relaxes after you tell her that you just […]

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Germany Humor

Improve your English – TV ad

A lot of Germans pronounce the English “th” as an “s”. I love this ad *g*.

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Germany Humor

How to appear to be German in 10 steps

1. Don’t smile. You don’t want to make a sale, you want to look German. 2. Fake a creepy accent. If you don’t know what a German accent sounds like, do an Arnold Schwarzenegger personation. 3. Don’t say “hi” or “hello”. Use “hallo” or “guten tag” instead (the a is pronounced like the u in […]