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Monday: December 28, 2009

Super-sizing everyday objects through the ginormous eye of Photoshop.Super-sizing everyday objects through the ginormous eye of Photoshop.

I'm sure that Homer Simpson would be quite pleased with most of the entries in this Worth1000 contest, particularly the colossal donut entry. Mmmmmm.... colossal donut (ooh sprinkles too!).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 6:26 AM | Tags (6) | donut | gigantic | manipulation | photoshop | supersize | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: December 24, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own anti-gravity Christmas tree stand.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own anti-gravity Christmas tree stand.

The first step contains a reworked version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' to go along with the tutorial. Perhaps I'll ditch the fake tree for this option instead next year.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:57 AM | Tags (7) | anti | gravity | tree | stand | christmas | holidays | instructables |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 13, 2009

Intel decides to settle up with AMD to the tune of $1.25 billion.Intel decides to settle up with AMD to the tune of $1.25 billion.

But even before Thursday, AMD's complaints had their desired effect: Antitrust regulators in several countries have filed cases against Intel based on AMD's accusations — cases that won't disappear because of the settlement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:00 AM | Tags (6) | intel | amd | settlement | billion | yahoo | antitrust |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

Ten outer space antics that you may not have previously known about.Ten outer space antics that you may not have previously known about.

Turns out that there is tons of fun to be had whilst visiting outer space. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 2:04 PM | Tags (6) | antics | fun | hi-jinks | msnbc | silly | space |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Eight dirty secrets of the IT security industry.Eight dirty secrets of the IT security industry.

A good read for my fellow not-so-dirty IT folk out there.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 5:09 PM | Tags (7) | antivirus | industry | it | protection | secrets | security | vendors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

McAfee glitch sends out a false-positive for virus detection accidentally.McAfee glitch sends out a false-positive for virus detection accidentally.

Glitch caused many a headaches worldwide as the anti-virus software starting attacking core system files. Whoops.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:41 AM | Tags (8) | software | antivirus | it | falsepositive | virus | protection | glitch | mcafee |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Microsoft to hand out free anti-virus software.Microsoft to hand out free anti-virus software.

Beta version will be available online starting on June 23rd.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 8:18 AM | Tags (2) | microsoft | antivirus |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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