Monthly Archives: December 2002

Harry Potter

I finshed Harry Potter #1 and have moved on to #2. It’s ridiculous, but a few friends have rolled their eyes at my newfound love of J. K. Rowling’s wonderful books–and they are wonderful. To my friends and family who expect more from me, I say this: yes, I am, indeed, still a literary aesthete. But give the books a chance. They’re exciting and consuming and interesting.

Harry Potter

I’m not afraid to admit it: I’m almost finished with the first “Harry Potter,” and I love it. Great book. Harry’s a compelling character; he and his friends get into cool adventures; and most important, it’s just a good story. So since my mind’s been drifting toward the Potter-inspired magical realm of late, I was interested to see the following. Web usability expert Jacob Nielsen says technological advances will one day make our world more like Harry’s. Or as Nielsen says, “In the Future, We’ll All Be Harry Potter.”