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Wednesday: July 29, 2009

The top eleven things overheard during the World of Warcraft movie screening.The top eleven things overheard during the World of Warcraft movie screening.

5. I loved the cameo by Leroy Jenkins.  And yes, there is actually World of Warcraft movie currently in the works.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:30 AM | Tags (4) | bbspot | movie | warcraft | overheard |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

A list of one hundred things that your kids might never know about.A list of one hundred things that your kids might never know about.

Some of my favorites: high-speed dubbing, the scream of a modem connecting, and Han shoots first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 1:23 PM | Tags (9) | dubbing | gadgets | han | kids | life | modem | parenting | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 72 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

How to understand the World of Warcraft using Super Mario Brothers.How to understand the World of Warcraft using Super Mario Brothers.

You can theoretically never see Star Wars, but during your everyday life you’ll pick up a basic understanding of what a Chewbacca is. However, if you never played World of Warcraft, listening to someone talk about it sounds like senseless and frightening gibberish.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:52 AM | Tags (4) | cracked | mario | warcraft | wow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

Five signs that you probably suffer from a Facebook addiction.Five signs that you probably suffer from a Facebook addiction.

Remember, the first step to on the road to recovery is admitting that you have a problem.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 1:16 PM | Tags (7) | addiction | conditions | facebook | scary | signs | social | warning |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

Another Star Wars renaissance through the eye of Photoshop.Another Star Wars renaissance through the eye of Photoshop.

A long long long long long long long long long long long time ago, in an art gallery far far away...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:28 AM | Tags (6) | starwars | photoshop | manipulation | worth1000 | ren | renaissance |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Adobe looking to give ColdFusion a shot in the arm with new release.Adobe looking to give ColdFusion a shot in the arm with new release.

Adobe went for three simple categories of improvement with this release: Increase user productivity, improve integration with popular enterprise software, and simplify the workflow between Adobe products.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:43 PM | Tags (8) | adobe | beta | coldfusion | database | enterprise | integration | productivity | software |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Daily Grind: Relaxed

Name: Vin (aka onivan of eniladam)
How Vin feels today: Relaxed @ 12:51:00 PM
What Vin really wants today: To enjoy a trouble-free Friday then to knock on wood because I typed that.

Music Stuck in Head: Star Wars Cantina Theme
Mostly because I can't stop playing with this online toy.

Stuff to do today:

  • Seriously, stop giggling like a seven year old girl
  • Continue on with Star Wars-related bullet points
  • Figure out your Star Wars name with this online generator
  • (mine is located in today's aka above)

Posted to Daily Grind filed in GeekLikeMe / Site Related @ 1:51 PM | Tags (4) | dailygrind | friday | soundboard | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


When AT-ATs attack through the eye of Photoshop.When AT-ATs attack through the eye of Photoshop.

A happy Photoshop Friday to you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:54 AM | Tags (5) | atat | funny | manipulation | photoshop | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

Seven classic Star Wars characters that totally dropped the ball.Seven classic Star Wars characters that totally dropped the ball.

'#5 Lando uncuffs a seven-foot Wookie who wants to kill kim.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | characters | cracked | funny | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


VLC joins group of other popular software that came out beta this week.VLC joins group of other popular software that came out beta this week.

The open source VLC video player has finally reached version 1.0 after more than a decade of development. The popular media player delivers an extraordinary set of features and can play nearly anything.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:47 AM | Tags (4) | beta | software | video | vlc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Eleven housewarming gifts for the dedicated gamer.Eleven housewarming gifts for the dedicated gamer.

The Tetris-style ice cube tray is officially on my 'want' list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 12:07 PM | Tags (8) | gamers | gaming | gifts | housewarming | pacman | presents | retro | tetris |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 60 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft would like you to know about a very serious security hole.Microsoft would like you to know about a very serious security hole.

The so-called 'zero day' vulnerability disclosed by Microsoft affects a part of its software used to play video. The problem arises from the way the software interacts with Internet Explorer, which opens a hole for hackers to tunnel into.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:37 AM | Tags (7) | microsoft | security | fyi | vulnerability | video | hole | software |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Trading software from Goldman Sachs stolen by original developer?Trading software from Goldman Sachs stolen by original developer?

Promised a job at triple his $400,000 annual salary, he downloaded the secret codes he had developed, presumably on behalf of a generous new employer who is reportedly based in Chicago.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 11:24 AM | Tags (6) | goldmansachs | hacker | software | stocks | theft | trading |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


McAfee glitch sends out a false-positive for virus detection accidentally.McAfee glitch sends out a false-positive for virus detection accidentally.

Glitch caused many a headaches worldwide as the anti-virus software starting attacking core system files. Whoops.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:41 AM | Tags (8) | software | antivirus | it | falsepositive | virus | protection | glitch | mcafee |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The top twenty best uses of R2-D2.The top twenty best uses of R2-D2.

Cocktail table still the best implementation in my book.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:28 AM | Tags (5) | r2d2 | starwars | uses | table | robot |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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