It's still early here in the Western Hemisphere, so let's not count all our chickens before they've hatched, but so far we've avoided the apocalypse that the Mayans supposedly predicted for Dec. 21, 2012. Our impending doom was popular comedy fodder on Twitter, and it even spawned some good technology-related quips. Here are some of the best:
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The world ended. I am tweeting from hell. They give everyone here a VDI desktop over a 56kbps line. Damn it also runs on VMware View. Noooo!— Cláudio Rodrigues (@crod) December 21, 2012
— Daniel Jalkut (@danielpunkass) December 21, 2012
According to Mayan predictions, 2013 will finally be the year of Linux on the desktop.
— Bob Egan (@bobegan) December 21, 2012
Am I still here or is this memorex ?
— Brett Sandusky (@bsandusky) December 21, 2012
Tonight I witnessed a man in his eighties check into Carnegie Hall via Facebook on his blackberry. THE MAYANS WERE RIGHT. THE END IS HERE.
If the world does actually end tomorrow, the afterlife better have the new iPhone chargers.
— Aaron Levie (@levie) December 21, 2012