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Entries for Monday, August 20, 2007

August 20, 2007

Paramount to Drop Blu-Ray HD DVDs - New York Times

More fun FUD that will ensure that neither format “wins”.

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BBC Olinda digital radio: Social hardware

Schulze & Webb are working on an open, social digital-radio-plus-wifi prototype for the BBC. Fascinating the way they hope to apply “open source” to hardware design.

Even the Office 2007 box has a learning curve - Joel on Software

As someone who installed Vista on a PC in January, and regretted it for months, I echo Joel Spolsky’s summation: “I’ve been using Vista on my home laptop since it shipped, and can say with some conviction that nobody should be using it as their primary operating system — it simply has no redeeming merits to overcome the compatibility headaches it causes.”

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Audio Edition | Economist.com

Not-quite-a-podcast from The Economist — The entire issue each week as a talking-book. Each section of the magazine is a separate MP3 file, so you can “read” the bits that interest you. Free to subscribers.

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10 PRINT “yoz ROOLS OK “; 20 GO TO 10

10 PRINT “yoz ROOLS OK “; 20 GO TO 10

From Yoz's talk on "Folk Logic" -- How every kid in the 80s learned to "program".

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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.