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Monday: November 9, 2009

Season two of 1 vs. 100 for Xbox 360 to kick off on November 19th.Season two of 1 vs. 100 for Xbox 360 to kick off on November 19th.

Microsoft is teasing some brand new functionality as well as a makeover to some of the existing features from the first season. Aaside from the weekly MS points giveaways, the prizes seem to be of a bigger scale as well (HDTVs, laptops, etc).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:30 PM | Tags (9) | gaming | videogames | quiz | xboxlive | xbox360 | 1vs100 | season | november | prizes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Norwegian student is newly crowned World Monopoly Champion.Norwegian student is newly crowned World Monopoly Champion.

The winning strategy? Consecutive high rents on Pacific and North Carolina Avenues. In other news, there is actually a World Monopoly Championship held in Las Vegas.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 12:58 PM | Tags (8) | champinship | grandprize | lasvegas | monopoly | norway | norwegian | student | winner |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

NYC BigApps contest officially under way - start your programming.NYC BigApps contest officially under way - start your programming.

The task is to create some sort of meaningful kind of application (be it for web, desktop, iPhone, etc) while utilizing at least one data source available on the NYC.gov Data Mine. There are cash prizes as well as chance to have dinner with New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg. Swanky.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 5:02 PM | Tags (10) | application | bloomberg | contest | data | design | development | nyc | prizes | programming | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 22, 2009

Everything you always wanted to know about the Netflix prize was won.Everything you always wanted to know about the Netflix prize was won.

There's a lot of nerdy love goes into the kind of movie reccomendations you get out of Neflix.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 4:13 PM | Tags (5) | algorithm | netflix | prize | search | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Skill-based prizes coming to 1 vs 100 on Xbox Live starting July 10.Skill-based prizes coming to 1 vs 100 on Xbox Live starting July 10.

Also gives some more details about the whole beta schedule as well. Prizes not available yet for some selected areas.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:51 AM | Tags (7) | 1vs100 | gaming | online | prizes | quiz | trivia | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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