With April Fools days just a few hours away, we wait to see what the Internet – more importantly Google has in-store for us. Each year the search engine giant plays a prank us on – we wonder how they will better themselves this year. In 2009 they gave us CADIE, or Cognitive Autoheuristic Distributed-Intelligence Entity, which was an artificial intelligence.
CADIE was able to analyze trends in social networks and then create its own blog. Even talking about it now makes you wonder how people believed it. Who would have thought that Google has been playing jokes on people since 2000, which was when they introduced the Mentalplex, this was a new search result that could read our mind.
The best joke happened in 2007 – TiSP – Toilet Interent Service Provider. This new service would give us all free wireless Internet, which required people to flush the cables down the toilet. Once down the drains, they would all meet up and communicate with each other.
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