Archive for September, 2008

POTD: This is SATA!

Posted in Funny, General with tags , , , , , on Tuesday, 30 September 2008 by Deems

From Chris Pirillo’s Geeks site via Steve.

Project 10 to the 100th – Win $10 million USD

Posted in General with tags , , , , on Monday, 29 September 2008 by Deems

Interested in possibly winning $10 million US Dollars? Well Google’s giving that as a first prize to the one with the most innovative idea for helping as many other people as possible. Visit Google’s 10 to the 100th so you can find our more about how it works and submit your idea. But hurry, submission deadline is October 20th, 2008.

 

Google Timeline

Posted in General with tags , , on Monday, 29 September 2008 by Deems

To celebrate Google’s 10th birthday they’ve put up a timeline page for you to view the last 10 years of Google’s history, see how they started it all, where the name(s) came from and where they are today.

Simply visit the 10th Birthday page and click on the View Timeline button to begin your journey.

Browser speed test comparison

Posted in General, Technology with tags , , , , , , , , on Saturday, 27 September 2008 by Deems

I posted recently about Lifehacker’s inital tests between beta versions of Chrome, Firefox and IE. Well they’ve been asked to provide more detailed results. This time they’ve provided a breakdown of speed, memory, etc between Chrome, Opera, Safari, Firefox and IE – take a look for yourself to see the results – some interesting “winners” in certain categories.

Serious frickin’ bureaucracy

Posted in Funny, General with tags , , , , , , on Thursday, 25 September 2008 by Deems

I just came across this post on The Daily WTF and thought I had to share it with you. We’ve all had to, in some point of our lives, deal with a government-type institution and you all know the pains of getting passed from one department to the next. Well Ben E. describes what it was like working for the State Department – read on and enjoy.

iPhone vs Android phones side-by-side video

Posted in General, Technology with tags , , , , , on Thursday, 25 September 2008 by Deems

Celluloco have posted a video comparing the usability of the new Google’s Android (on an HTC) to Apple’s iPhone.

Large Hardron Collider Rap Music Video

Posted in Funny, General with tags , , , , , , on Thursday, 25 September 2008 by Deems

A geeky-funky explanation of the LHC in the form of a rap song – enjoy!