History of April Fool’s Day: From Calendar Confusion to Comic Capers

April Fool's Day, celebrated worldwide on the first day of April, has long been associated with pranks, hoaxes, and jovial tomfoolery. But behind the laughter lies a fascinating history, intertwined with calendar confusion, cultural shifts, and a dash of medieval merriment. Join us on a journey through time as we delve into the origins of April Fool's Day, exploring its historical roots and unraveling the mysteries behind this beloved day of jest and jesters.

The mystery behind Ring-a-ring o’ roses

Nursery rhymes have a long history spanning centuries, evolving through oral tradition, written records, and cultural influences. These rhymes have been passed down through generations, often acting as a source of pleasure, education, and cultural preservation. The famous Ring-a-ring o' roses is a rhyme with an action play which is played by children in the English speaking world for centauries.

Human + AI: Avoiding an Algocratic Nightmare

In the last decade, many companies have been striving to become less bureaucratic, with fewer central rules and procedures, and more autonomy for local teams. However, the push towards artificial intelligence (AI) might inadvertently lead to a new form of bureaucracy – algocracy, where AI takes critical decisions based solely on rules, without human judgment. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of keeping humans in the loop and the benefits of adopting a "Human plus AI" approach.

The Surprising Tale of Punctuation Marks!

The evolution of punctuation marks is a testament to the ingenuity of the human mind. From ancient Greece to medieval England, these symbols have evolved and adapted to make our writing more expressive and easier to understand.