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Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Forty-five colorful uninhabited places to see before you die.Forty-five colorful uninhabited places to see before you die.

Quite colorful, indeed. Some of the descriptions sounds like they belong in a Dr. Suess book.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:49 PM | Tags (5) | colors | places | sites | travel | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five things clients say and what they really mean.Five things clients say and what they really mean.

Anyone who has done freelance work should be quite familiar with a few of these.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 11:09 AM | Tags (6) | clients | development | meanings | programming | web | work |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 14, 2009

Sorry, Best Buy will not honor tremendous online pricing errors.Sorry, Best Buy will not honor tremendous online pricing errors.

Did anyone honestly think they would sell 52-inch HDTV for just ten bucks?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 8:58 AM | Tags (6) | bestbuy | error | pricing | hdtv | lcd | website |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Amazon.com is now the proud owner of web shoe store, Zappos.Amazon.com is now the proud owner of web shoe store, Zappos.

The deal, Amazon's biggest acquisition yet, calls for Amazon to pay for the shoe, apparel and accessories company with about 10 million shares of stock. Amazon values that at roughly $807 million, based on its average closing price in the 45 days that ended July 17.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:25 AM | Tags (6) | zappos | interwebs | acquisition | stock | shares | amazon |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 21, 2009

Yahoo to pull the curtain back on a redesigned homepage tomorrow.Yahoo to pull the curtain back on a redesigned homepage tomorrow.

Screen shots of the redesign, which have been widely circulating on the Internet, show a customizable toolbar on the left of the page, which allows users to choose from their favorite third-party applications.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:45 AM | Tags (6) | design | interwebs | redesign | revamp | web | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 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

A neat tutorial on how to create a 'load more' feature like they use on Twitter and iPhone apps.A neat tutorial on how to create a 'load more' feature like they use on Twitter and iPhone apps.

I've always been curious about how to pull this effect off for use in web apps. This tutorial also includes versions for both jQuery and MooTools for those who like to have a preference.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 1:27 PM | Tags (6) | ajax | load | programming | twitter | web | widget |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


New report figures out that we are all addicted to broadband.New report figures out that we are all addicted to broadband.

Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:53 AM | Tags (5) | broadband | report | addiction | interwebs | ars |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

Twenty-five examples of lighting effects in web design.Twenty-five examples of lighting effects in web design.

A well-rounded list of samples for those looking for a little bit of design inspiration.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:32 AM | Tags (6) | design | examples | lighting | effects | web | inspiration |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own LOLCAT.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own LOLCAT.

Send a LOLCAT to your friends and family, they'll appreciate the gesture. UR MAI BST FRIND.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:39 AM | Tags (5) | lolcat | tutorial | silly | cats | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

Seventeen remarkably professional looking free fonts just for you.Seventeen remarkably professional looking free fonts just for you.

Enjoy, my fellow font hoarders.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:25 AM | Tags (6) | design | fonts | free | professional | programming | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Ten CSS tricks to make your website look cool instantly.Ten CSS tricks to make your website look cool instantly.

Have fun.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:39 AM | Tags (6) | css | design | programming | cool | website | development |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 71 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

The hazy future of web typography.The hazy future of web typography.

An interesting read regarding web typography standards and the challenges within.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 4:00 PM | Tags (7) | ars | development | fonts | programming | standards | typography | web |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Six new personality disorders caused by the Internet.Six new personality disorders caused by the Internet.

You or someone you know may be battling with one or more of these afflictions. Yes, it's true.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 1:17 PM | Tags (5) | cracked | disorders | interwebs | personality | internet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

Ten tools to help improve your site's usability on a low budget.Ten tools to help improve your site's usability on a low budget.

A good list of tools for my fellow web nerds out there. I just started playing with Google's website optimizer yesterday.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:25 AM | Tags (6) | usability | tools | web | programming | development | optimization |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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