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Wednesday: December 19, 2012

Barack Obama is TIME's 2012 Person of the Year.Barack Obama is TIME's 2012 Person of the Year.

Since the moment Obama arrived on the national scene in 2004, the very idea of leadership has been under assault. Many of the old institutions that once anchored the American Dream have been bled of public confidence. Banks, Big Business, the news media and Congress all polled at or near record lows during his first term. Obama himself was the target of uncommon vitriol, but he has somehow managed to keep the public’s faith.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:09 PM | Tags (6) | 2012 | barack | obama | president | time.com | time |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: May 11, 2010

A photo gallery from inside the Pavilions of Expo currently underway in Shanghai, China.A photo gallery from inside the Pavilions of Expo currently underway in Shanghai, China.

Go on in and have a gander at some photography of the event courtesy of Popular Science. You'll see some interesting things such as the world's largest IMAX screen followed by the world's largest baby (relax, it's only a model).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 2:22 PM | Tags (11) | 2010 | baby | expo | gallery | imax | inside | pavilions | popsci | popular | science | worlds |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Google's Nexus One phone considered a flop due to lagging sales.Google's Nexus One phone considered a flop due to lagging sales.

Turns out that the Google has only moved about 135,000 of these units. This is staggering when you take into account that Apple had already sold a million iPhones by the same time in that product's life cycle.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:12 AM | Tags (10) | device | flop | google | insider | ipad | mobile | phone | preorders | sold | units |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 2, 2010

New study shows that happiness can come with some negative side effects.New study shows that happiness can come with some negative side effects.

Turns out that there is a correlation between your overall happiness and the level of selfishness you exhibit from a result of said happiness. Article covers some tests that were run that show some interesting and unexpected results.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:09 AM | Tags (7) | abc | effects | happiness | negative | psychology | selfish | side |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 28, 2009

Apple has gone ahead and ordered parts for their not-so-fabled tablet device.Apple has gone ahead and ordered parts for their not-so-fabled tablet device.

According to DigiTimes, Foxconn's panel-making subsidiary Innolux will serve as the primary supplier of 10-inch panels for the forthcoming multi-touch device while Wintek -- Apple's primary iPhone display panel purveyor -- will be tasked with filling many of the remaining orders.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:02 PM | Tags (9) | tablet | parts | apple | appleinsider | glass | panels | multitouch | device | orders |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 21, 2009

A list of the best and worst identities of the 2009 calendar year.A list of the best and worst identities of the 2009 calendar year.

Only five months later Kraft Foods unveiled a revised logo that was supposed to be an improvement. You know the expression “Putting lipstick on a pig”? This is like switching the lipstick from the pig’s mouth to the pig’s you-know-what.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 8:16 AM | Tags (9) | brands | branding | identities | best | worst | 2009 | advertising | image | underconsideration |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Fifteen things that have happened since Mario's last 2D console game.Fifteen things that have happened since Mario's last 2D console game.

Take a stroll down memory lane with fifteen Mario events and happenings that have occured in the last twenty years or so. And yes, the Princess is still in another castle.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:49 PM | Tags (9) | 2d | classic | console | gaming | luigi | mario | nintendo | sidescroller | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

Turns out that tweeting jurors pose a problem in the courtroom. Who knew?Turns out that tweeting jurors pose a problem in the courtroom. Who knew?

One juror in particular went as far to actually tweet the verdict of a trial before the judge announced it. Article cites other bonehead examples of Twitter misuse in the legal process as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:51 AM | Tags (8) | twitter | jurors | tweets | deliberations | updates | outside | world | judge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 2, 2009

The Apple tablet may make use of both of your hands for touch input.The Apple tablet may make use of both of your hands for touch input.

The described system in the patent application would individually detect all ten fingers and separate palms on a person's hand, giving the ability to type, write, draw and interact with a device large enough to support multiple hands.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:48 AM | Tags (9) | apple | hands | input | insider | multiple | multitouch | patent | rumors | tablet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

Ten rock star tech executives you've probably never heard of.Ten rock star tech executives you've probably never heard of.

Behind all of the major names in tech are even smarter people with a lot of talent. And yes, some of them even have time to play cards with their dog.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 10:20 AM | Tags (5) | business | executives | insider | rockstar | tech |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

New Google tools allows you to footnote any website.New Google tools allows you to footnote any website.

Sidewiki appears as a field on the left hand side of the browser, where users can post contextual commentary. If it's a site paraphrasing a piece of literature and a user happens to have a link to the full text, it can be added there.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:35 AM | Tags (6) | google | comments | footnotes | webistes | sidewiki | betanews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 14, 2009

An unauthorized Far Side tribute through the eye of Photoshop.An unauthorized Far Side tribute through the eye of Photoshop.

A Worth1000 contest where Gary Larson's work is made to be real rather than drawn.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:35 AM | Tags (4) | farside | photoshop | worth1000 | manipulation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 54 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Five ways in which to spice up your Firefox sidebar.Five ways in which to spice up your Firefox sidebar.

Airplane pilots and World of Warcraft players alike understand how valuable it can be to get more information at a glance, and a small amount of tweaking can get your browser’s sidebar working to do just that.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:11 PM | Tags (5) | firefox | sidebar | tips | tricks | mashable |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Obama added to Disney's newly revamped Hall of Presidents attraction.Obama added to Disney's newly revamped Hall of Presidents attraction.

President Obama spent a few minutes recording his brief speech that will be played when visitors walk into the Hall. The installation of Obama's figure comes after an eight-month makeover was performed on the Hall of Presidents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:08 AM | Tags (7) | disney | presidents | attractions | orlando | florida | revamp | makeover |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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