Shaun Inman’s statistical brainchild, Mint, is now live. He (unfortunately) never shot a demo version my way, so this is my first time playing with it and I have to say it’s exactly what I thought it would be, and a lot more. It’s very cool, and I hope he makes a mint from sales 😉
I’m currently sitting at the BBS keynote, watching a Microsoft engineer demonstrate the new RSS capabilities built into
Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer 7. Read more about it over at ForeverGeek.com. Personally, I don’t really “get it.”
“Weblog owners now have the option to turn on default comment moderation for all posts made to any of their weblogs. With comment moderation turned on, new comments will not be visible to the public until they have been approved by the owner.”
I’ve already played with some of these new features on my blog and they work really well. It also has a cool comment preview feature where you can read comments without clicking to go anywhere — very useful in getting rid of spam.
This post really has nothing to do with weblogs, but is mainly just a verbalization of the amazement I have for technology. Read on.
It makes travel more fun. Without giving away too many of Adam’s project secrets, Sixtyspots will let you find out great recommendations for where to go, what to do when you’re there, and what kind of secret handshake is needed for the good tequila (I heard this grip gets you Patron in Pittsburgh.) Suggestions and ideas from real people who have been there, done that, and now want to help you.
Apple has teamed up with Nokia to produce an open source version of Safari to work on the next Nokia cellphones due out next year. This new web browser project is supposed to be compatible with a slew of other cellphones as well, including ones from LG and Samsung.
As a web designer, this makes me excited because that means the CSS mobile profile might become a reality for mobile browser users now that a great browser like Safari is rendering it all.