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Entries for Tuesday, July 18, 2006

July 18, 2006

AOL Retention Manual Revealed - Consumerist

Consumerist get their paws on the scripts & tools used by AOL to try to keep their users from cancelling. “If you stop and think about it, every Member that calls in to cancel their account is a hot lead. Most other sales jobs require you to create your own leads, but in the Retention Queue the leads come to you!” Wankers.

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I’ve recorded you all a message using Odeo’s other new app from last week.

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The Eraser

CD Purchase: Thom Yorke - The Eraser

Belle & Sebastian Charity Album Details

Splendid indie line-up for an album benefiting Save The Children.

Sysinternals: Acquisition FAQ

Sysinternals (makers of frankly necessary tools that should have been included in Windows) has been purchased by MS. Unlike every other “purchased by MS” story, this one isn’t on April 1st. ‘wget —mirror’ is your friend.

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Amassed stats and assorted other geekery based upon your Flickr usage.

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IPython - An enhanced Interactive Python

Improved console for Python. Includes, be still my beating heart, tab-completion for Python commands.

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Matplotlib / pylab - matlab style python plotting

About to do a bunch of graphical data analysis. This seems to be the best graphic package for Python.

Popjustice £20 Music Prize: the 2006 shortlist...

Who gives a toss about yer Mercury arty wankfest? *This* is the music prize that matters. Some great choons in here.

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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.