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Entries for Thursday, January 26, 2006

January 26, 2006

Forensic criminology, the ZX Spectrum way

Hee! An episode of CSI:Miama had a Big Expensive Computer. The sounds generated by the computer? A ZX Spectrum loading Knight Lore.

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Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog

I’ve really been enjoying this blog, tellings stories about the planned (radically different) UI for the next version of Microsoft Office. It’s been many years since I’ve been anxiously looking forward to getting my hands on a beta copy of *Office*!

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Swish little graphical-history extension for Firefox. There’s a lot of polish here, including a very clever “tour” when you first use it.

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Nintendo announces DS Lite

Nice. I’ve been tempted by the DS for a while, so I think I’ll pick one of these up when they’re released over here.

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This correspondence is forwarded from a Massachusetts Correctional Institution

This correspondence is forwarded from a Massachusetts Correctional Institution

A letter arrived yesterday for a former resident of our house, from someone in prison. I'm tempted to open it up just to make sure it doesn't say either "I'm coming to get you" or "I'm coming to stay when I get out", but I think returning-to-sender is in order.

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.