This is one of those catch all posts cos I’m struggling to be coherant today. Still have yet to shift this cold/flu that I have. One thing you do notice though is the amount of people who have it. I’m convinced I can spread the virus by phone after Mark got sick just by talking to me.
BTW, the title of this post is inspired by the shots taken by sam javanrouh at an open air pillowfight in Toronto. Looks like fantastic fun. 🙂
In blogosphere news, Google Analytics has been launched. Anyone who knew that Google acquired webstats firm, Urchin, a few months ago would have anticipated this but it appears as if they jumped the gun on the launch. For the first few hours the site would go down/stop logins for hours and it’s still “waiting” to process data from this site. I used the Google Analyticator plugin mentioned by Conall to do it automatically. I’ve got dublin.ie plugged into it too as we bought an Urchin 5 license before Google bought them. I’ll report further when I know what it’s like.
I completely agree with Brian O’Neill about Web 2.0 and what the user wants. I’ll elaborate further again but I wanted to add my support to his comments.
Splashed out on a few DVDs and CDs today:
- Titanic Deluxe Collector’s Edition: I’ve always been fascinated with Titanic and the film, although soppy and girly in parts was very good overall. This 4 disc set has extras in abundance and I’ll look forward to viewing them all over the next few weeks.
- Des Bishop Live: I’m a big fan of Des’ comedy and this DVD features his show from Vicar St last year along with extras such as an early stand-up routine and his Late Late Show Appearance.
- The Revs: Based on positive reviews I’ve been reading I decided to buy the new album from this Irish rock band. They’ve been around a while but this album is supposed to be the making of them.
- Gift Grub 6 – The Special One: Although I don’t listen to the radio in the morning, I love Mario Rosenstock’s impressions of celebrities in the Gift Grub segment on Ian Dempsey’s Breakfast Show. There’s a few samples on their site too. This CD is the best of 2005 and his impression of Jose Mourinho is fantastic.