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Entries for week beginning July 15, 2007

July 20, 2007

BBC NEWS | Your Potter stories in 100 words

Harry Potter books 1-6 in 100 words or less.

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Our Love to Admire

CD Purchase: Interpol - Our Love to Admire

July 19, 2007

LOL Bibble

Invisible Man say, “I can has light.” Gots light.

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MOO | Stickers - Print stickers using your images

MOO launch tiny wee custom stickers in a nice sharable form. Ordered myself a set.

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July 18, 2007

3D Mailbox: Worst. App. Ever.

Holy flaming crap! This is just spectacularly awesomely awful. Your email represented as human avatars hanging around a beach. The trailer has to be seen to be believed.

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Managing Humans - An Introduction

Promotional site for Rands’s book. My copy is already ordered.

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People playing chess on roller coasters

Life (deliberately) imitating “art”.

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We Are the Night

CD Purchase: The Chemical Brothers - We Are the Night

July 17, 2007

Harry Potter death spoilers

Your guide to the pick of the spoilers from the Harry Potter leak. I can’t believe Hagrid killed Hermione!

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The Fishbowl: Understanding Engineers: Feasibility

Every person who has any contact with software engineers Must Read This. Accurate definitions of the oft-used words “impossible”, “trivial”, “unfeasible”, “non-trivial”, “hard” and “very hard”.

July 16, 2007

No 3G on the iPhone, but why? A Battery Life Analysis

Somewhat surprised that Wi-fi draws less power than Edge.

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July 15, 2007


Web 2.0 site which allows you to enter where you’re travelling, share your plans with your friends, and work out when you will serendipitously collide in meatspace. I don’t travel that much, but knowing when my remote friends might be in the New England area would be awesome.

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Nintendo E3 2007 - Wii Fit

Video of Nintendo’s forthcoming workout game for the Wii. Looks like a Brain Age for your whole body!

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Hack the iPhone - Ringtone installation instructions

Add ringtones to your iPhone in 23 easy steps. I think I’ll give Apple one firmware/iTunes upgrade to introduce the feature themselves before I go hacking around like this.

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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.