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Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Have a peek at the most advanced soda machine ever made.Have a peek at the most advanced soda machine ever made.

...the Freestyle PurePour system uses ultra-concentrated 46-ounce cartridges to mix drinks and allow for a greater array of flavors, all coming from one spout. There are also RFID tags to keep track of all the different flavors held inside the cabinet and their current status.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 1:26 PM | Tags (7) | soda | coke | machine | vending | flavors | advanced | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Stupid technology through the eye of Photoshop.Stupid technology through the eye of Photoshop.

I'll take one touch-screen computing mug, please.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:40 AM | Tags (5) | manipulation | photoshop | stupid | technology | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A photo gallery of spectacular radio telescopes from all over the world.A photo gallery of spectacular radio telescopes from all over the world.

Makes me want to go watch 'Contact' for some strange reason. Wondery why.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | telescopes | contact | gallery | technology | radio |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter's company strategy now online.Everything you ever wanted to know about Twitter's company strategy now online.

...and this is only a portion of the full set of leaked documents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:49 AM | Tags (8) | hack | documents | twitter | techcrunch | security | strategy | pulse | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

Twitter seeks legal advice after being hacked seven ways from Sunday.Twitter seeks legal advice after being hacked seven ways from Sunday.

A number of technology blogs were offered the documents for publication in what is now being dubbed 'Twittergate' in some online forums. TechCrunch, one of the most respected blogs in Silicon Valley, has set off a firestorm of criticism and debate over its decision to post some of the material

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:28 AM | Tags (6) | twitter | security | password | techcrunch | legal | documents |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

Some units of NYPD still using typewriters.Some units of NYPD still using typewriters.

And it turns out that vintage typewriters are quite expensive to maintain. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:14 AM | Tags (7) | dragnet | expensive | maintenance | nypod | police | technology | typewriters |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Cisco would like you to know that the poor IT job market could incite online crime.Cisco would like you to know that the poor IT job market could incite online crime.

Hell hath no fury like a disgruntled IT employee who knows all of your root passwords.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 12:29 PM | Tags (7) | crime | division | it | jobs | market | security | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Fingerprint technology leaps forward to aid in crime-solving.Fingerprint technology leaps forward to aid in crime-solving.

...also doubles as a plot device to make sense out of non-sensical CSI episodes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 12:56 PM | Tags (6) | boost | bullet | crime | csi | fingprints | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

3D making a comeback at movie theaters, your video games are next.3D making a comeback at movie theaters, your video games are next.

'It's pretty fantastic,' said Cameron, during his E3 press conference about the game. 'You just stick your head into the monitor and the world wraps around you. It's the first time in a videogame that I was afraid when the hammerhead enemies attack. It's very frightening.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:38 AM | Tags (5) | 3d | gaming | glasses | stereoscopic | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Twitter suggested for Nobel Prize.Twitter suggested for Nobel Prize.

Co-founder Biz Stone has said Twitter Inc. is less about the triumph of technology, and more about the triumph of humanity.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:46 PM | Tags (5) | nobel | twitter | technology | triumph | humanity |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 24, 2009

US Military 'cyber command' will be up and running by 2010.US Military 'cyber command' will be up and running by 2010.

New division will be used to bolster our digital defenses. Oh, and also to wage digital warfare.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:28 AM | Tags (4) | defense | digital | government | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Intel and Nokia team up to make 'exciting' new mobile computer products.Intel and Nokia team up to make 'exciting' new mobile computer products.

They really do seem to be quite excited about their partnership.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:15 AM | Tags (6) | nokia | intel | mobile | technology | products | industry |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

The seven greatest robots of the pre-modern world.The seven greatest robots of the pre-modern world.

Be sure to mentally prepare yourself to witness The Terrifying Talking Head of 1845 or The Digesting Duck of 1739.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 8:53 AM | Tags (3) | robots | technology | premodern |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

Mind-reading technology might be just around the corner.Mind-reading technology might be just around the corner.

The prospect of mind reading brings up privacy issues, raises deep ethical questions, and will doubtless eventually bring complicated legal dilemmas.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 10:04 AM | Tags (5) | ethical | legal | mindreading | privacy | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 6, 2009

Eleven gadget  gifts to make her gush this Mother's Day. Good luck.Eleven gadget gifts to make her gush this Mother's Day. Good luck.

Nothing says 'I love you Mom' like the gift of a Zune.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 9:45 AM | Tags (3) | gadgets | tech | gifts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 82 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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