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Tuesday: February 16, 2010

Six human character flaws that actually managed to save the species.Six human character flaws that actually managed to save the species.

Basically every scientific or creative breakthrough in human history can trace its roots to some sweaty palmed caveman sitting alone in his hut fretting about whether the other cavemen think he's cool.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:49 AM | Tags (6) | cavemen | cracked | flaws | humans | species | traits |  | Discuss (3) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

A list of the top seven technology disasters of the decade.A list of the top seven technology disasters of the decade.

In what has been called the largest credit card crime of all time, earlier this year, Heartland Payment Systems announced that hackers had broken into the computers it uses to process about 100 million transactions each month for 175,000 merchants.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | breach | data | disasters | flaws | hacks | security | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

New study shows that quality of open source code is actually improving.New study shows that quality of open source code is actually improving.

'Defect density' has dropped 16 percent during the past three years among the projects scanned through the site and some 11,200 defects have been eliminated, according to Coverity's latest report.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 4:54 PM | Tags (9) | study | errors | flaws | bugs | mistakes | opensource | coding | programming | itnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

A guide to all of the epic flaws that can be found in the Star Wars universe.A guide to all of the epic flaws that can be found in the Star Wars universe.

Yes, we can afford slapstick oil and tasers, but we'll never get a 30-cent voice chip past accounting. That's just madness.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:45 PM | Tags (5) | starwars | flaws | epic | guide | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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