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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Entries for week beginning January 1, 2006

January 7, 2006

Bacon’s a huge Ted Williams fan

Bacon’s a huge Ted Williams fan

Skunky Puppy

Skunky Puppy

Poor little bugger. A skunk got him good last night. Luckily, we still had some "Nature's Miracle" from last time, but the house is still reeking.

As is traditional, Joy attended to washing him, while I got in the way and took photos.

January 6, 2006

Small and Nimble- The Long Story behind Karelia's New logo

“I won’t be surprised if iWeb turns out to be as lame as Sherlock was, so we can get off the tracks, let Apple pass by, then get back on the tracks and back to work.”

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January 5, 2006

b3ta: Who you gonna call?

Ghostbusters as a small animated GIF.

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Guardian Unlimited | Behind the magic curtain

A former Apple employee gives some insight into the lead-up to a Steve Jobs keynote.

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January 4, 2006

Extratasty - Get Your Booze On!

Cunningly designed cocktail guide from the folks behind Threadless. Enter the contents of your “bar” and let it recommend recipes to lubricate your speedy descent into inebriation.

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January 3, 2006


To be tried-out: Cross-platform app that creates VPNs between computers — even if they’re behind firewalls. Downside: Requires connecting to a centrally-run server to initiate connection, which will soon be charging $$$.

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retrievr - search by sketch

Crudely sketch something, and find photos on Flickr that resemble it.

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January 2, 2006

Hex blog: Windows WMF Metafile Vulnerability HotFix


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F-Secure : News from the Lab - It's not a bug, it's a feature

The currently-circulating Windows WMF exploit “probably affects more computers than any other security vulnerability, ever.” Every PC running any version of Windows since 1990 — even if fully patched — is vulnerable!

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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.