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Agent: No eighth Potter book for Rowling [CNN]
The Scotsman reported that U.S. film studio Warner Brothers, which releases its second Harry Potter film next month, has registered three more Harry Potter titles as trademarks, raising the possibility of an eighth volume.Hm. Maybe they're for video games?
start tomorrow, at a pace of two a day. Here's a handy list of episode titles [BuffyGuide.com] for the TiVo-configurer.
Sports Illustrated Women is folding. Is that bad? by Julia Keller [Chicago Tribune via MediaNews]
Shouldn't women, like men, be treated as professionals rather than pinups? No Sports Illustrated cover, for instance, would feature a male athlete in a skimpy outfit with a pouty, come-hither expression, a staple of Sports Illustrated Women. Male athletes are allowed to look like the dignified champions they are -- rather than Hooters employees.It gets more complicated and more subtle... worth reading.
Mena Trott Talks Movable Type [SXSW Interactive]
A friend once told me that the average percentage of people who pay for shareware is something like an absurdly low 2%. While we can't be completely certain of the exact number of Movable Type users, we estimate that about 30-40% of them have voluntarily donated. This makes us very happy. ... Movable Type is our (my husband, Ben, and I) day job. We're basically able to support ourselves by breaking even each month. Financially, it's not a fun way to live, but we're doing something that we love.How Ikea Designs Its Sexy Price Tags [Business 2.0]
Ikea sells furniture that's cheap but not cheapo, at prices that typically run 30 to 50 percent below the competition's. While the price of other companies' products tends to rise over time, Ikea says it has reduced its retail prices by a total of about 20 percent during the past four years.Introducing the Microcontent Client [magazine, by Anil Dash]
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