Friday: January 8, 2010
- Find out just how well you know your cable connectors with this handy quiz.
It seems that I've done enough under and over the desk wiring in my life to warrant the 100% grade I just received on this quiz. I am a very proud man today.
Monday: August 15, 2011
- Ten games that take minutes to learn and a lifetime to master.
While chess is often thought of as a mathematical game, experts say the real contest is often a psychological one, in which players scrutinize one another for subtle cues and tendencies that predict behavior and reveal weaknesses. As Soviet chess trainer Mark Dvoretsky once noted: 'The opponent makes an apparently innocent move, but for some reason or another, he rouses our vigilance and promptly we discover the cunning that is concealed.'
Friday: July 8, 2011
- Thirty interesting 404 pages for all of you web design nerds out there.
Leaving this here only because I need to come up with a suitable 404 page myself and happened to be scouring the web for some inspiration. So yes, this is relevant to my interests at this given moment in time. The dead Link one should get some get some kind of award.
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 12:30 PM | Tags (9) | interesting | design | web | designers | 404 | error | custom | pages | nerdy | | Discuss (0) | Share | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin
Tuesday: May 11, 2010
- Fifteen things about Star Trek that you may not have previously known about.
I had no idea that a) the main tag line of Star Trek (to boldy go, yadda yadda) was lifted from a White House pamphlet on space exploration and b) the entire sentence is grammatically incorrect. Lets hear it for split infinitives!
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 10:55 AM | Tags (11) | grammar | infinitives | infographic | neat | neatogeek | nerdy | pamphlet | space | split | startrek | whitehouse | | Discuss (2) | Share | facebook | twitter | 95 Clicks | Posted by Vin
Monday: May 10, 2010
- Seven simple and useful command line tips just for you.
Ever had a hankering to dive into some Terminal-related tasks? This post serves as a good guide (or refresher for some of us) for those looking to get back into some command-line action. Go ahead, have a bash.
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 3:36 PM | Tags (9) | cmd | command | dos | nettuts | prompt | terminal | tips | tricks | tutorial | | Discuss (0) | Share | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin
- Some new programming jargon that you may not have previously known about.
This should be a fun read for all my fellow code-monkey development friends out there as you'll be able to identify with more than a handful of these all too common issues and concepts. Yoda conditions, you may have.
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 11:08 AM | Tags (7) | coding | geeky | globalnerdy | jargon | nerdy | programming | yoda | | Discuss (0) | Share | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin
- Cablevision decides not cripple their DVR service for their customer base.
Don't worry, you won't be losing the ability to fast forward through commercials for now. The article has some interesting tidbits about how your DVR habits are tracked and the legal purposes as to why their DVR system functions the way it does.
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:37 AM | Tags (10) | cable | dvr | service | privacy | security | fast | forwarding | stats | information | collection | | Discuss (0) | Share | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin
Thursday: April 15, 2010
- Cablevision, Time Warner and Comcast open up wi-fi to each other's customers.
This is very good news (and quite unexpected also) for customers of any of the aformentioned companies in the above headline. You can now take advantage of any of their wifi whilst traveling just so long as you are paying customer. Not too shabby, guys - not too shabby at all.
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:34 PM | Tags (7) | cablevision | comcast | hotspots | optimum | sharing | timewarner | wifi | | Discuss (0) | Share | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin
Tuesday: April 13, 2010
- Forty awesome Batman wallpapers to adorn your currently non-batty desktop.
Are you a big fan of the Dark Knight ? Know almost every line to every Batman movie both modern and classic? Wait a minute, where are all the retro-style Batman desktops? Oh well, Google image search to the rescue.
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 3:57 PM | Tags (10) | batman | desktops | comics | superhero | savedelete | wallpapers | design | darkknight | dc | illustrations | | Discuss (0) | Share | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin
Monday: April 12, 2010
- Conan O'Brien headed over to TBS for brand new late-night talk show.
Said O'Brien: 'In three months I've gone from network television to Twitter to performing live in theaters, and now I'm headed to basic cable. My plan is working perfectly.' O'Brien will host his hour-long, yet-to-be-titled show Mondays through Thursdays at 11 p.m. (ET/PT).
Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 2:58 PM | Tags (9) | conanobrien | latenight | talkshow | television | tbs | cable | twitter | theaters | network | | Discuss (0) | Share | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin
Tuesday: April 6, 2010
- Can you spot all fifty-six arcade titles hidden in this picture?
Need a diversion from your work day? This should keep anyone pretty well occupied for a decent amount of time. I've only spotted twenty-three out of the alleged fifty-six arcade title as of this writing (okay twenty-two).