High Tech Folklore (Practical jokes in the workplace)

Folklorists have long studied humor cycles (dead baby, dumb blonde/jock, immigrant, etc). My favorite genre is the practical joke, especially those in the workplace. How many of you have been send on a fool’s errand during your first week of work, looking for widget that doesn’t exist?

In this video LG demonstrates how realistic their HD TVs are, placing them as windows and playing a video of a disaster while recording the reactions of their job applicants.

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