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Wednesday: February 24, 2010

What do you want written on your wireless tombstone? PLACE DEVICE HERE.What do you want written on your wireless tombstone? PLACE DEVICE HERE.

Objecs announced today that it has developed 'enhanced memorial products' that add Near Field Communications tags to cemetery markers, which allow text and photos to be 'embedded' in a headstone and retrieved whenever a cell phone is touched against its surface.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:35 AM | Tags (9) | wireless | tombstones | betanews | communications | grave | morbid | mobile | phones | touch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 28, 2009

Fifteen well-designed posters that happen to be about design.Fifteen well-designed posters that happen to be about design.

Looking for a bit of design inspiration? Have a look at this gallery of design-centric posters about design (recursive post is vaguely trying to be recursive), print some out and hang them in your office or cubicle. Voila, instant inspiration.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 4:30 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | communication | design | inspiration | posters |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 109 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

It turns out that monkeys are quite capable of recognizing bad grammar.It turns out that monkeys are quite capable of recognizing bad grammar.

While that study suggested monkeys were deaf to complex communication, the new research shows that tamarins can grasp at least one advanced concept: prefixes and suffixes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:27 PM | Tags (6) | monkeys | grammar | icanhaz | communication | suffix | prefix |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

A closer look at whether or not you'll actually have a need for Google Voice.A closer look at whether or not you'll actually have a need for Google Voice.

Handy overview for those thinking about taking the plunge when the service becomes available.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 1:17 PM | Tags (6) | communications | features | google | mobile | need | voice |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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