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Samsung and Google Take a Beating on the Funny Video Beat

Need a giggle break? Here are two new videos that bring out the humor in tech.

Conan O’Brien pokes at the similarities between Samsung and Apple products — and seems particularly on point considering yesterday’s Samsung internal design document release.

Conan’s new motto for Samsung? “Think slightly different.”

Meanwhile, CollegeHumor takes down Google X and its wild augmented reality and autonomous car product demo videos:

“Now we know these projects look a little half-baked, but give us a break. We’re an Internet search company — we don’t know how to make cars or magic glasses!”


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work