Meme-mania: The Musical, plus this week's other geekiest videos

Piloting a Drone with an iPhone, Attack of the Giant Windows Phone, Zuck meets Rose & Why Apple Got Mad

It's been a rich week for techie videos already, with a musical tribute to Internet memes, an impressive marketing stunt from Microsoft, MIT and Boeing joining forces, and more.

First, the GAG Quartet offers up its musical tribute to the Internet meme. Sure, this has been done before (and with better music: Weezer's "Pork and Beans"), but still a fine effort

that earned the video viral status Wednesday:

Speaking of social media, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg raps about Google, Apple and more with a sleepy looking Charlie Rose:

 

Microsoft highlighted some new Windows Phones at a press conference, er, "celebration" on Monday that we had planned to attend when it was still a press conference. Anyway, Microsoft seems to be getting at least some momentum going for its phone technology, as we reported in a story late last week headlined "Surprise! Windows Phone gaining traction."  Here's coverage from the event from our colleagues at IDG News Service. Fortunately, Microsoft posted a time-lapse video of a six-story Windows Phone going up in Herald Square near Macy's.

Apple didn't share any hot videos this week, but did get hot about a video posted by hacker Charlie Miller regarding a security flaw he discovered in iOS. It looks like this video surfaced in September, but it was this week that Apple put the kibbosh on Miller being part of its developer program.

Finally, I can't find video code to embed for this, but check out an effort by MIT and Boeing to fly a drone using the iPhone. The unmanned plane, at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., is controlled via an iPhone at a Boeing research facility in Seattle. Here's a link to the video.

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