Saturday, May 09, 2009

Google Floods My Calendar With ‘Star Trek’ Geekery - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

Cute, but still somehow disconcerting; see the full post for more details

I got a momentary jolt when I flipped to the Google Calendar tab in my browser a few minutes ago. Every day in May had a new green box on it, with an indication like “Stardate: [-28] 01210.00.”

I’m pretty dependent on Google Calendar to keep track of meetings and such, so the flood of weird numbers was disconcerting. Was it a virus? A corrupted database?

Then I remembered: The latest “Star Trek” movie opened Friday.

Google Floods My Calendar With ‘Star Trek’ Geekery - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

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