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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


Friday: October 9, 2009

A world of cow heads through the bovine eye of Photoshop.A world of cow heads through the bovine eye of Photoshop.

A Happy Photoshop Friday to you all. Moo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:51 AM | Tags (7) | bovine | cows | funny | heads | humans | moo | somethingawful |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 8, 2009

CNN takes a look at who translates better: humans or machines.CNN takes a look at who translates better: humans or machines.

Some interesting tidbits as to how Google and Facebook have differing strategies in regards to proper translations on the web. I give Facebook a lot of nerd cred for still keeping 'pirate' up as an alternative language.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:28 AM | Tags (7) | cnn | facebook | google | humans | machines | technology | translation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Yes, elephants can out-eat humans quite easily when put to task.Yes, elephants can out-eat humans quite easily when put to task.

Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 5:09 PM | Tags (6) | circus | contest | dumb | eating | elephants | humans |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Software not yet smart enough to sort out human relationships.Software not yet smart enough to sort out human relationships.

World-Check doesn't rely on automated tools to build its database. That responsibility lies with analysts employed by World-Check to sift through primary sources of information to identify high-risk individuals and document their connections and relationships with other people.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 11:16 AM | Tags (4) | humans | interesting | relationships | software |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


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