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Friday: September 11, 2009

Some interesting factoids regarding what would happen if you printed the entire Internet.Some interesting factoids regarding what would happen if you printed the entire Internet.

Yes, you'd be killing quite a few trees in the process.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:43 AM | Tags (5) | facts | internet | interwebs | print | interesting |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

The Internet Channel for your beloved Wii is now available for free.The Internet Channel for your beloved Wii is now available for free.

Nintendo is also going to compensate those who actually purchased this channel in the past. Now, please update the version of Flash that's bundled with it so I can watch Hulu.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:37 PM | Tags (9) | channel | console | free | gaming | internet | nintendo | points | videogames | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.

This probably doesn't bode too well for the newspaper industry what with recent declines and all. Cancel your subscriptions! Abandon ship!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:49 PM | Tags (5) | decline | internet | movies | newspapers | showtimes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Have an Internet Addiction Disorder? There's a clinic for that over in Washington.Have an Internet Addiction Disorder? There's a clinic for that over in Washington.

The mission of this innovative program is to help adults, addicted to video games and the internet, detach from their high-tech distractions, find balance, and reconnect to the real world.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:47 AM | Tags (7) | addiction | center | clinic | health | internet | interwebs | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Twitter may not be able to trademark the term 'tweet'.Twitter may not be able to trademark the term 'tweet'.

Turns out that there are already three companies with pending applications for that particular term, all filed before Twitter's formal application. Oh noes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:14 AM | Tags (6) | cnet | internet | interwebs | trademark | tweet | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Fifty new CSS techniques to attempt for your next web design.Fifty new CSS techniques to attempt for your next web design.

An extensive writeup that's sure to inspire all types of web coders. Have at it!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 11:38 AM | Tags (9) | ajax | css | css3 | html | internet | jquery | json | programming | smashing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

You just might be surfing the interplanetary internet by 2011.You just might be surfing the interplanetary internet by 2011.

...development DTN has advanced quickly over the past year, and NASA missions are planning to adopt the network by 2011. In November 2008 NASA test-drove the network by sending space images to and from the EPOXI spacecraft, some 20 million miles (32 million kilometers) from Earth.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 12:40 PM | Tags (7) | internet | interplanetary | galactic | nasa | network | space | science |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Microsoft pulls the curtain back on Silverlight 3.Microsoft pulls the curtain back on Silverlight 3.

Microsoft's answer to Flash gets an upgrade. Now with HD streaming!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:17 PM | Tags (6) | competitor | flash | interactive | internet | microsoft | silverlight |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Algorithm changes to Facebook's friend suggestions leave some inappropriate results.Algorithm changes to Facebook's friend suggestions leave some inappropriate results.

Now, instead of just those inappropriate ads offering to help you with that “muffin top”  or “Christian Singles” for your agnostic self, you’re also getting friend suggestions from someone’s long forgotten e-mail contacts — whether you’re still friends with that person or not.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:41 PM | Tags (5) | algorithm | facebook | internet | social | suggestions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 268 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

YouTube channel redesign coming in the near future?YouTube channel redesign coming in the near future?

YouTube members have left 316 pages with tens of thousands of comments, most of them negative, on a recent official blog posting in which Google announced that all channel pages will be switched over to the new design on July 15.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:39 AM | Tags (6) | youtube | channels | redesign | complaints | internet | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Six new personality disorders caused by the Internet.Six new personality disorders caused by the Internet.

You or someone you know may be battling with one or more of these afflictions. Yes, it's true.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 1:17 PM | Tags (5) | cracked | disorders | interwebs | personality | internet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Michael Jackson's passing slows down the Internet.Michael Jackson's passing slows down the Internet.

Millions of people who Googled the star's name were greeted with an error page rather than a list of results. It warned users 'your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application'.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:35 AM | Tags (3) | music | michaeljackson | internet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five geeky ways to propose using the power of the Interwebs.Five geeky ways to propose using the power of the Interwebs.

My favorite has to be sending them on a wild goose chase via GPS.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:30 AM | Tags (5) | proposal | marriage | creative | internet | geeky |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Now you too can find out just what the Internet is thinking about a particular subject.Now you too can find out just what the Internet is thinking about a particular subject.

Quite handy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 10:52 PM | Tags (4) | internet | negative | poll | positive |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

Ten Internet memes you can share with your kids (and a bunch you can't).Ten Internet memes you can share with your kids (and a bunch you can't).

Yes, rickrolling can in fact be fun for the whole family.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:47 PM | Tags (7) | internet | memes | mentos | parenting | rickroll | viral | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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