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Entries for Monday, December 18, 2006

December 18, 2006

The New Yorker : The Gift Right Out

“Waldfogel’s main finding is that, in general, people spend a lot more on presents than they’re worth to those who receive them.”

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Blowing Chunks: Marketing Before Security

Because logging you out of your banking website is clearly less important than trying to sell you another credit card.

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Reason Magazine - Ticking Bombast

Excellent deconstruction of the ridiculousness of the “ticking timebomb” argument for allowing torture.

Usability in the Movies -- Top 10 Bloopers (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Uncle Jakob has officially run out of things to write about.

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.