Did you know that the Google I/O 2014 site that went live earlier today doesn't just contain useful information about the event but also a healthy dose of geek humor, hidden away in debug messages? We have everything from clever word play to mentions of Globophobia to Doge to Star Trek references.
Bonus points to those of you who can recognize them all without Googling!
There's more Ajax in this loader than an epic greek poem
♬ Reunited and it feels so good
Are you there, Boson? It's me, Margaret.
♬ Is he a dot, or is he a speck? When he's underwater does he get wet?
Little known fact: Silicon looks *exactly* like a beachball under a microscope
FIXME: Remember to write a joke about silicon
It's only a model.
I think I can see my house from here.
Our apologies to any visitors who suffer from Globophobia.
TCP/IP is cool and all, but did I think "IP over Avian Carriers" would be way more fun: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IP_over_Avian_Carriers
-... . . .--. / -... --- --- .--. / -... . . .--. / -... --- --- .--.
"Look again at that dot. That's here, that's home, that's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives." - Carl Sagan
Call me V'Ger
Located: Class D Planet Emmentaler
Discovered: Class D Planet Lines
Investigating: Class J Planet Argon
Investigating: Class J Planet Xenon
Located: Class L Planet Measels
Discovered: Class D Planet Colors
Located: Class M Planet Day Tripper
Discovered: Class D Planet Purple Haze
Investigating: Class K Planet Hoth
Investigating: Class J Planet Mean Greenie
As far as we know, the universe is not Tail Call optimized.
Of course, flux capacitor humor is always welcome as well:
Subtle stuff like this is one of the reasons I love Google as a company. They just refuse to take themselves too seriously.
P.S. BEEP BOOP BEEP BOOP.
Thanks for the heads up, Philipp Schuster!