Wednesday, February 10, 2021

That lawyer's sad cat filter is actually mostly unavailable (so there's a good opportunity for someone to make one...)

Fast Company:

A viral video on Tuesday in which a Texas lawyer is seen hilariously trying to disable a cat filter had millions of people asking the question of the century: How can I be an adorable kitten during Zoom meetings too?

Sadly, the answer is more complicated than it sounds. A few savvy internet sleuths were quickly able to determine that the filter in question was part of very old, no-longer-supported software for Dell laptop cameras, and in fact a blogger complained way back in 2013 about how difficult the filter was to disable.


Instead of bringing it back, Dell is just offering a specialized coupon code: