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Entries for Monday, April 16, 2007

April 16, 2007

YouTube Video Only | userstyles.org

Greasemonkey script to remove all the crap from YouTube pages that isn’t the video.

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The 2007 Lyttle Lytton Contest

Ah, these make me laugh every single year. The worst possible novel-starts, in 25-words-or-less. My favourite is “Ah, poetic Paris: with its pâtés and beaujolais, tiramisu and au jus.”

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Google Reader Theme // journal // hicksdesign

Cool re-skinning of Google Reader to make it more like a Mac desktop app, using only CSS.

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Design of the New U.S. e-Passport

Holy crap, the new US passport design looks like a Colbert Report “let’s overdo it with the eagles and flags” pisstake!

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The Fishbowl: Product Activation Sucks

“Product activation sucks. It sucks because your continued use of the software you purchased is forever dependent on the continued availability of the license server. And it sucks because your license can be unilaterally revoked because someone, somewhere has decided you must be a pirate.”

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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.