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Thursday: February 25, 2010

Xerox sues Google over some potentially patent-infringing search methods.Xerox sues Google over some potentially patent-infringing search methods.

The patents themselves are very explicit, and appear to deal with the very specific application of methods and even software, some of it bearing Xerox trademarks. Theoretically, such methods could be used in the dissemination of live repositories of information.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:54 AM | Tags (11) | betanews | borrowed | google | lawsuit | methods | query | repositiories | search | software | trademarks | xerox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Microsoft's top developers prefer old-school coding methods over those fancy modern ones.Microsoft's top developers prefer old-school coding methods over those fancy modern ones.

Graphical programming environments are usable when they are useless, but unusable when they would be useful,' said Jeffrey Snover, another Microsoft distinguished engineer and creator of Microsoft's PowerShell scripting tool for Windows.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 6:43 AM | Tags (6) | microsoft | oldschool | programming | methods | developers | coders |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

CNN would like to let you in on eight weird ways to save the Earth.CNN would like to let you in on eight weird ways to save the Earth.

Covers everything from cloud whitening all the way up to (but not limited to) space-based frisbee deflectors. I guess they weren't kidding when they used the term  'weird' in the headline.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:53 AM | Tags (7) | weird | ways | strange | earth | save | methods | cnn |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

A handy list of fifty-five ways in which get more energy.A handy list of fifty-five ways in which get more energy.

Yes, sometimes laughter can be the best medicine for any occasion, including getting a much-needed boost of energy. I mean, just look at the cat in the thumbnail - he's having a great time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 8:03 AM | Tags (9) | energy | exercise | habits | increase | laughter | methods | vices | ways | zenhabits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Some alternative ways to access your GMail when GMail happens to be down.Some alternative ways to access your GMail when GMail happens to be down.

A great writeup for those of us who use GMail quite extensively and cried during the last outage.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:56 AM | Tags (8) | gmail | outage | alternative | methods | mail | email | google | lifehacker |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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