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Entries for week beginning May 8, 2005

May 14, 2005

Wallace and Gromit film trailer

How’d I miss this? Fuller trailer for the W&G film than the one on Apple’s site. Looks delightfully ridiculous, and true to form. I’m genuinely excited about this now.

Nickerblog: Reality

Fantastic blog entry from the man accused of having an affair with Cameron Diaz.

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May 13, 2005

The Daily SuDoku

Apparently, these are huge draws in UK newspapers. For the not-verbal-enough-for-crosswords set.

Box Backup

Interesting looking network backup tool. To be investigated further.

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Jeepers. Software to automagically stitch-together your photos to make panoramas. Gonna have to give this a try.

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Windows OneCare Live

MS piss on Symantec’s chips a little more, as they move to offer a subscription-fee-based virus/spyware/firewall security package for folks who don’t know how to undo all the shit on their PC caused by lousy MS design.

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MediaGuardian.co.uk | Can you tell that it's Liz yet?

Rolf Harris to paint official state portrait for the Queen’s 80th birthday. Awesome.

Outfoxed | Personalize your internet

Fantastic-looking Firefox extension which integrates a social network rating sites into your web browsing. Read the “Outfoxed in a Nutshell” to get insight into how it works.

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May 11, 2005

BBC Backstage

Auntie’s new forum for sharing their (online) content.

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Secure Shell Shock

SSH’s “known_hosts” file could aid worm propogation. This page gives steps to reduce that risk.

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May 10, 2005

Armando Iannucci - That's enough entertainment, thanks

“As grown ups, we have to let the dream die. Our completist paradise is not going to happen. The technological explosion of choice has only alerted me to those areas where I now know I’m going to choose not to go.”

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Dive Into Greasemonkey

Mark Pilgrim writes some docs for Greasemonkey. Hurrah!

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May 9, 2005

The History of Amazon's Tab Navigation

A tombstone retrospective.

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SRAT: Self-referential multiple-choice test

Headfucklogicpuzzle. “19. The answer to this question is: (A) A (B) B (C) C (D) D (E) E”. Took me a while to solve, but it was fun.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.