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Thursday: December 24, 2009

Twitter decides to up and acquire a geo-location firm.Twitter decides to up and acquire a geo-location firm.

The example used was a tweet saying 'Earthquake!'. This would be a lot more useful and informative if it came with some information about where the bleeding earthquake was.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:57 AM | Tags (6) | twitter | acquisition | geo | location | register | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 23, 2009

Six predictions regarding the future of the Internet.Six predictions regarding the future of the Internet.

A great writeup with some interesting thoughts on what the future might hold for the glorious place that is the Interwebs. Your Minority Report interface just may be hiding around the corner.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:28 AM | Tags (5) | future | internet | interwebs | predictions | sixrevisions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 56 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 16, 2009

Survey finds that television still more popular than the Interwebs for entertainment.Survey finds that television still more popular than the Interwebs for entertainment.

Yes, we all still turn to the television as the ultimate source of diversion. A staggering eighty percent of the survey claim to watch more than ten hours of non-movie television a week.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:27 AM | Tags (9) | media | television | usatoday | interwebs | interesting | source | entertainment | survey | study |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 14, 2009

Five technologies that will continue to shape the web in 2010.Five technologies that will continue to shape the web in 2010.

The browser wars is in full force, and unlike the preceding browser wars where Internet Explorer dethroned other browsers to take hold of a majority browser share, IE is shaping up to being the 'dethronee' this time around.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:29 AM | Tags (7) | web | sixrevisions | design | technology | shape | 2010 | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 11, 2009

Twelve awe-inspiring snow sculptures for your viewing pleasure.Twelve awe-inspiring snow sculptures for your viewing pleasure.

I guess this is what it would like if snowmen every organized a rally or decided that it was time to rebel against their makers. Bring on the heat lamps.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:03 AM | Tags (6) | snow | sculptures | weburbanist | neat | photos | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 75 Clicks | Posted by Vin


CNET profiles the most annoying things the Interwebs brought us this decade.CNET profiles the most annoying things the Interwebs brought us this decade.

Dancing babies, blinking text, annoying ads, cheesy fan fiction, rickrolling - these are just a few the annoyances covered in this post. Play them off, keyboard cat.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:30 AM | Tags (6) | annoying | cnet | interwebs | keyboardcat | memes | rickroll |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 9, 2009

An illustrated process on how a web design can go straight to hell.An illustrated process on how a web design can go straight to hell.

I am printing this illustration just as I type this post and will be hanging it on my wall in the next five minutes or so. I'm sure all of my fellow web design nerds will follow suit shortly.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Comedy Gold @ 4:17 PM | Tags (9) | client | design | development | hell | illustration | interwebs | relationships | theoatmeal | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Dell would like you to know they made $6.5 million in sales via Twitter.Dell would like you to know they made $6.5 million in sales via Twitter.

Dell now considers Twitter to be a 'significant new channel' in which to reach customers. If Twitter landed me a couple million in sales I'm guessing that I'd think it would be pretty significant as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:47 AM | Tags (9) | business | computers | dell | interwebs | microblogs | millions | sales | social | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

A glimpse into the evolution of web design just for you.A glimpse into the evolution of web design just for you.

The original table markup in HTML was meant for displaying tabular data, but designers quickly realized they could utilize it to give structure to their designs, and create more complicated, multi-column layouts than HTML was originally capable of.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:57 AM | Tags (6) | design | evolution | history | internet | tables | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 19, 2009

The top ten Internet moments of the decade according to the Webby Awards.The top ten Internet moments of the decade according to the Webby Awards.

A collection of Internet events that, if you're anything like me, will make you feel older than usual having actually lived through all ten of the events. Do you remember where you were and what you were doing when Napster fell? Do you?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:23 AM | Tags (7) | moments | cnn | webby | internet | interwebs | decade | napster |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

A list of the fifty most influential bloggers of 2009 thus far.A list of the fifty most influential bloggers of 2009 thus far.

I guess I should be reading more blogs because I've never heard of some of these names until reading this list just now. That's ok though, I'm willing to bet none of them have heard of me either - so it's a wash.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:19 PM | Tags (5) | blogs | influential | interwebs | bloggers | incomediary |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Latest Palm WebOS update doesn't attempt any shifty iTunes syncing.Latest Palm WebOS update doesn't attempt any shifty iTunes syncing.

The free update weighs in at 126MB and brings with it dozens of tiny tweaks that improve the Palm experience. But if you were waiting for the resurrection of the Palm iTunes sync, you're out of luck: WebOS 1.3.1 does no such thing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:12 PM | Tags (8) | apple | hack | itunes | palm | sync | update | usb | webos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Nine of the most common Internet Explorer bugs and how to fix them.Nine of the most common Internet Explorer bugs and how to fix them.

Designing a website with the hopes of it being semi-cross-compatible amongst modern browsers? You'll soon realize, as most of the web designing world has, that Internet Explorer will be the bane of your existence.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:58 PM | Tags (7) | bugs | design | development | explorer | nettuts | web | microsoft |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The grand history of the Internet, in a nutshell.The grand history of the Internet, in a nutshell.

While the complete history of the Internet could easily fill a few books, this article should familiarize you with key milestones and events related to the growth and evolution of the Internet between 1969 to 2009.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:03 AM | Tags (7) | aol | bbs | history | internet | nutshell | unix | worldwideweb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 12, 2009

Microsoft partners up with Wolfram Alpha to provide results in Bing.Microsoft partners up with Wolfram Alpha to provide results in Bing.

You'll see these results when searching specific areas of Bing in areas like nutrition and math. The amount of new data Microsoft gets with this partnership is in the trillions along with a whole slew of neat algorithms as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:45 AM | Tags (8) | bing | computational | engine | interwebs | math | microsoft | search | wolframalpha |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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