Thought of the Day: April Fool (Mark, April 1, 2014)

Mark responds to Nikki’s thoughts from Monday on if we have a right as electric car owners to modify or ‘tinker’ with our cars and charging stations and talks about April Fools.

Unlike our other shows, Thought of the Day is our chance to muse on one big story in the news each day, using it as a spring board to explore other topics, sometimes even outside of the Transport Evolved universe. Every weekday, Nikki and Mark will take it in turns to explore a story that catches our eye, developing a back and forth conversation between Transport Evolved’s two regular hosts.

As with our Quick Charge series, our Thought of the Day will be recorded very simply on a single smartphone, but then quickly edited together using the jump cut edit style popular with many YouTube vlogs. We think this style complements our other shows and offers us a different way to share our thoughts with you, our readers and viewers.

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  • Duncan Booth

    Favourite April Fools? Google’s Pokemon kept me occupied for a while, but I also like Stackoverflow’s Unicoins: a new virtual currency you can mine (by tapping rocks) and use to buy special powers on SO. I now get an animated unicorn every time I vote on an answer and my avatar on one of the tags (though I suspect only I can see that).