The "Nerd Alert" Report...

by Rachelle Hruska · April 1, 2009

    Geeks are slobs. Go take a look at the winners of Adam Frucci's disastrous work spaces contest. "You people are much, much more disgusting than I thought. And I assumed you were pretty disgusting."[Gizmodo]

    Google's Annual April Fool's Day Gag '09: Introducing CADIE: Cognitive Autoheuristic Distributed-Intelligence Entity.  Confused? So are we. The "Intriguing homepage" looks like a 14-year-olds MySpace page. Disappointed. [Google]

    This bacon meme business has gotten WAY WAY out of hand.  Srsly. Squeez Bacon? This 100% bacon paste from Sweden has arrived on U.S. soil. Because "if it's edible, it's better with Squeez Bacon®" right? [Think Geek]

    A complete listing of all of the April Fools Day jokes that have been on the web since 2004. Favorites include Woot's $1mill shipping and "post-twits" in Fargo [April Fools]

    How much are you going to be willing to spend for internet access? Time Warner Cable is rolling out consumption-based billing with overage charges which means after your cap of 40GB you will be paying an extra $1 per GB. That could add up quick! [Silicon Alley Insider]

    Wired launches their new hipper UK version. Brave move for two reasons: "Firstly, what a crazy time to launch a magazine...secondly, why launch a local edition at all?" You've got us, go check out the first issue "Your Life in the Future." [Mag Culture]

    A new online newspaper launches to help you reminisce on the dying print versions.  It looks just like a print newspapaer and it's only articles have to do with tracking the evolution of printed media to the digital age. Awesome! [The sPressionist]

    Prepare yourselves. According to one study, U.S. Internet usage is going to start a sharp decline over the next two to three years. All of which does not bode well for digitally based businesses or Internet advertisers. Well, shit. [Media Post]