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Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Eight common CSS mistakes and how you can fix them.Eight common CSS mistakes and how you can fix them.

Yep, this about covers every mistake I've made along the way so far in my learning of CSS. Looking over my source code now it seems there are still a few I've yet to correct. Regardless, if you're just starting out learning the ins and outs of CSS, read this first - it may save you some tim e (and potential headaches). Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 1:50 PM | Tags (11) | avoid | bugs | css | design | divitus | errors | issues | mistakes | pxleyes | sheets | style |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 10, 2010

Three reasons as to why the iPad won't see a quick price drop after it's release.Three reasons as to why the iPad won't see a quick price drop after it's release.

This should be pretty easy to figure out especially if you happened to be an early iPhone adopter (such as myself) from way back in 2007.  One would conclude that Apple y wouldn't repeat the same mistake although it was nice quite nice to get some free Apple money.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:08 AM | Tags (9) | ipad | price | drop | apple | iphone | early | adopters | credit | mistake |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 3, 2010

A list of thirty-five web design mistakes you should try to avoid.A list of thirty-five web design mistakes you should try to avoid.

Are you an aspiring web designer? Thinking of making a name for yourself on the big world wide web? Then follow this well put together guide and you'll be on your way to web success in no time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 6:49 AM | Tags (8) | mistakes | avoid | netjelly | web | design | rules | practices | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 30, 2009

Ten words that you really need to stop misspelling.Ten words that you really need to stop misspelling.

I'm pretty sure that I'm guilty of screwing up the 'you're, your' and 'it's, its' rules on multiple occasions. My apologies to all of the English majors who happen to frequent this site.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:43 AM | Tags (7) | spelling | mistakes | grammar | theoatmeal | common | dumb | funny |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 76 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 11, 2009

An extensive list of bad decisions made by some notable companies in 2009.An extensive list of bad decisions made by some notable companies in 2009.

InfoWorld takes a detailed look (six pages worth) at the many blunders by some of your favorite brands including Microsoft, Pepsi, and Amazon just to name a few. Here's to hoping they learn from their mistakes next year.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 4:06 PM | Tags (5) | 2009 | decisions | infoworld | mistakes | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 148 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 14, 2009

Google would like to make sure your emailing the right person with latest GMail feature.Google would like to make sure your emailing the right person with latest GMail feature.

Turn it on from the Labs tab under Gmail Settings, and based on the groups of people you email most often, Gmail will try to identify when you've accidentally included the wrong person — before it's too late.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:31 AM | Tags (7) | bob | email | error | feature | gmail | google | mistake |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Six natural disasters caused by human stupidity.Six natural disasters caused by human stupidity.

...it was a bit difficult for Texaco to sidestep the mystery of the suddenly salty lake and giant-ass waterfall that wasn't there before, and were forced to pay out over $40 million dollars, an amount of money that ensured the oil industry would never again cause an environmental disaster.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 7:43 AM | Tags (6) | cracked | disasters | human | mistake | scary | stupidiy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 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


Friday: August 28, 2009

Fifteen of the worst user experience design mistakes ever.Fifteen of the worst user experience design mistakes ever.

Read up and learn my fellow designers, don't be that guy (or girl). 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 11:26 AM | Tags (6) | design | experience | interface | mistakes | ui | users |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 102 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

A collection of funny signs from recent town hall protests.A collection of funny signs from recent town hall protests.

Nothing screams protest quite like an enormous typo (see last pic).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 11:49 AM | Tags (6) | funny | mistakes | photos | protesters | signs | townhall |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten movie marketing blunders for your viewing pleasure.Ten movie marketing blunders for your viewing pleasure.

It really is a shame that they managed to screw up the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie as much as they did (and not just in marketing).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:25 AM | Tags (4) | blunders | marketing | mistakes | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 67 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

A list of the top five non-technical mistakes made by programmers.A list of the top five non-technical mistakes made by programmers.

Sad but undeniably true.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 1:35 PM | Tags (6) | developer | development | errors | mistakes | programmer | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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