A new technology officially qualifies as hype when the parodies start popping up.
The website reminds of your typical 1999 internet startup, displaying a single page that makes lots of promises but doesn't show anything. Poking fun at the Web2.0 euphoria it states:
"If you're an idiot VC who is willing to throw money at any website that features the words "collaborative", "social", "tagging" or "AJAX", then please get in touch with us at: [email protected] Please set the subject to "I have more money than sense".
Sorry this box doesn't have curvy edges. We promise that by the time this thing is finished, it'll have curvy edges everywhere, along with broken navigation, a confusing user interface and tags all over the shop. It's going to be awesome."
History repeats itself
IBM and Technical University of Munich team demonstrate how Shor's algorithm, which can't be cracked by conventional computers, can be solved quickly with quantum computing
Hubble Space Telescope finds superflares from young red dwarfs could strip away planetary atmosphere
Younger stars are 100 to 1,000 times more energetic than when they're older
Two of the big four supermarkets will use the system to control sales of restricted products
PUBG news and updates: November's Update #23 to bring new Skorpion pistol and changes to blue zone visibility
Genuinely useful side-arm coming to PUBG in Update #23