I’d been following Shawn Inman’s blog for some time now and have been tempted to use Mint (“an extensible, self–hosted web site analytics program” created by Shaun) multiple times since then. Shawn Blanc’s recent review sealed the deal and I’m happy to report that I’ve been very pleased with it so far. The slick interface alone was worth it! Highly recommended.
Boy oh boy, this looks good! 42 days and counting… (Via The Tail Section)
Amongst other things, Jo talks about her plans for The Scottish Book, Harry being a Horcrux (or not) and about Hermione going back to Hogwarts to complete here N.E.W.T.s, unlike the other two.
Sad that he won’t be the one directing them but good to know that this probably means we’ll see a lot of the roles being reprised by the Lord of the Rings actors.
Some interesting websites that I discovered recently:
Amazon.com, the winner of the auction for one of the only seven handwritten and self–illustrated (by J.K. Rowling, incase you’re not a Harry Potter fan) copies in existence has been kind enough to publish reviews of all the stories (two of which are up already) and share a few high resolution images of the book.
A few sites that’ve undergone a recent realign. In most cases the changes are very subtle and improve what was already an excellent design.
The Bush administration and their excuses to get away from reducing emissions in the US against most of the rest of the world. Curse them!
Go ahead, find out. (Via SimpleBits)
Here’s hoping that Renault delivers a race–winning car and turns 2008 into one heck of a season, both for the drivers and constructors championships.
My friend Souvik’s new blog over at blogs.sun.com keeping track of the happenings of the open source world (sunny and otherwise) and his experience as Sun’s Campus Ambassador for UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
Vanessa [Human]: …but I wanted to be a florist.
Bary [Bee]: Really?
Vanessa: My only interest is flowers.
Bary: Our new queen was just elected with that same campaign slogan.
Startup sports car company on track to launch a car with sexy exteriors and zero emissions. 100% Electric. The car’s not yet in production but specs on their website claim 245 miles on a full charge and just 3.5 hours for a full charge. Oh and 0 to 60 mph in 4 seconds. (Via Rakesh)
Simple new drawing app with a very clean and easy to use interface. The strokes are so delicious that I feel like licking them! (Via Daring Fireball)