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Entries for Monday, March 12, 2007

March 12, 2007

Package Tracker - Monkey Business Labs

Package tracking widget for OS X’s Dashboard. Saves you wearing out the F5 key when you’re waiting for something shiny.

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The 463: Perhaps the Coolest Moment in the History of Congress and Why it Matters

Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA): “Maybe mash-ups are transformative new art that expands the consumers experience and doesn’t compete with what an artist has made available on iTunes or at the CD store. And, I don’t think Sir Paul [McCartney] asked for permission to borrow that bass line, but every time I listen to that song, I’m a little better off for him having done so.”

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BBC NEWS | Harry Potter book 'often unread'

According to a survey, 32% of people who bought the fourth Harry Potter book didn’t finish reading it. Which makes sense, because it was shit. Life’s too short for 200 pages on a Quidditch tournament.

BarCamp / BarCampBoston2

New England geeks, this is your five-day warning: BarCampBoston2 is this weekend, and looking like it’s gonna be a good ‘un.


Art. “When a new spam email is detected by the installation, it automatically prints it out. The printed email slides down a track into the shredder that analyzes it.”

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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.