Top 5 April Fool’s Jokes 2009
April 2, 2009 by Gwendolyn Regina T
If you haven’t already guessed it, my appointment as Chief Editor of Malaysia Entrepreneurs was meant to be an April Fool’s joke. If my supposed free holiday and apartment weren’t big enough hints for you, I don’t know what else can be. (That’s why you should read the full post!)
Here’s my top five April Fool’s jokes for 2009:
(5) Xbox Alpine Legend.
(3) Gmail Autopilot.
(2) Guardian to be available only on Twitter, after 188 years of ink. “According to unconfirmed rumours, Jim Buckmaster, the chief executive of Craigslist, will next month announce plans for a new system of telepathy-based social networking that is expected to render Twitter obsolete within weeks.”
(1) Opera Face Gestures. “Opera’s known for thinking ahead. We recognize the future importance of touch interfaces, but there’s one surface we haven’t yet touched (literally). Get ready to face the future…”
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Gwendolyn Regina T - Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Gwen is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of SGE. Previously, she was a partner of early stage technology investment firm, Thymos Capital and she has had two exits, one of which is iHipo. She is also an investor in Padlet, a Y-Combinator startup. Gwen also sits on the Board of Advisors for the Singapore Innovation & Productivity Institute, Steering Commmittee for the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation Awards 2013, and Board of Advisors for Social Media Week 2013. A frequent public speaker, mentor and judge at various startup bootcamps, events and competitions, Gwen loves meeting founders, developers, designers and scientists across all ages. An alumnus of the National University of Singapore and its University Scholars Programme, Gwen also spent some time in Silicon Valley and is a graduate of the NUS-Stanford University overseas college programme. She is also a mentor at Polish tech startup incubator Gamma Rebels, the Singapore curator for US-headquartered StartupDigest and the Singapore Ambassador for the Sandbox Network - the leading global network of innovators under 30. Gwen has also been a Worldwide Judge for Imagine Cup - the premier student technology competition helmed by Microsoft. She has also spoken in Hong Kong at one of its largest youth conferences, MaD Asia, and was recently in Austria to help envision the future of the country's economy in 2032 on invitation from an Austrian governmental organization. Gwen speaks 3.25 languages, loves physics, travelling, dance and adventure sports. She can be found on LinkedIn and Twitter.Read other posts by Gwendolyn Regina T