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Entries for week beginning April 23, 2006

April 29, 2006

blakeseely.com » Mugshot

Excellent wee Flickr organizr for OSX. Easily sift through your photos, sets, contacts and groups. The author is now working on Aperture for Apple.

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April 28, 2006

Coca-Cola: What Goes Around

Trippy Coke ad, with music by Jack White.

April 27, 2006

Flickr: Photos tagged with valleyschwag

Looks like different folk got different schwag.

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Revolution has a new name!

Nintendo Wii? Hrmmm… sounds a bit pish to me.

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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Preview for Revolution

Hurrah! SMB will have a Revolution presence, and the new controller sounds perfect for it.

BBC NEWS | Judge creates own Da Vinci code

“The judge who presided over the failed Da Vinci Code plagiarism case at London’s High Court hid his own secret code in his written judgement.” Brilliant! I reckon it’s a Vigenère with “smithycode” as the offset, but I’m too lazy to test that theory.

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April 26, 2006

Valleyschwag Care Package (internal)

Valleyschwag Care Package (internal)

My schwag. including stickers from the EFF and Technorati, lipbalm, a balloon and a nail file from Yelp, and a Songbird T-shirt. Rawk!

Valleyschwag Care Package (external)

Valleyschwag Care Package (external)

My first Valleyschwag care package arrived today. Quite impressed with the packaging!

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hackdiary: Last.fm isn't just for humans

Matt Biddulph scripted an AudioScrobbler profile containing a live feed of the music played on the BBC 6Music radio station.

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BBC Programme Catalogue

The BBC Archives database has been put online in an searchable and hyperlinked format. How long until the archives are web-accessible too?

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April 25, 2006

TruePath Technologies - Enterprise Monitoring With Google Calendar!

Cunning use of Google Calender’s API to display system monitoring information.

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IconBuffet | Stock Icons for Digital Professionals

Royalty-free icon site, builiding community with a free fun line in viral icon “trading”. Anyone want to offer me ‘Helsinki Hi-Fi’ in exchange for ‘Oslo Finance’?

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April 23, 2006

Incredible Machines - Google Video

12 minutes of Heathrobinsonian/Rudegoldbergian contraptions from Japan. Be warned — The backing music will drive you bleedin’ mental.

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.