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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

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Entries for week beginning October 28, 2007

November 3, 2007

Good Things Should Never End - Orange's Unlimited Web Page

Lovely flowing Flash oddness from Orange.

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Pac-Txt: Pac-Man meets Zork

Pac-man as interactive fiction.

> eat
You have eaten another glowing dot!

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Coova.org : Facebook; Social WiFi Utility

Interesting use of Facebook’s APIs: Allow internet access via your wireless router to anyone who is your friend on Facebook.

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November 2, 2007

MOO.com | Accessories - Stuff that goes with our stuff

Nice looking Moo Card holders. Might get the leather one and clip it onto my backpack.

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Tubbypaws - Portal Papercraft

The temptation to print this on the architecture-paper-size plotter at work is great…

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Kettle Foods :: People's Choice IV - Fire and Spice

Hooray! The limited-run trial flavours of Kettle Chips are on sale, and this year, they’re SPICY!

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First Look at Bug Labs Hardware (Video and Gallery)

Video of the modules in the Bug Labs platform — Interlockable modules which can be combined on an open-source Java-based platform. The idea seems wicked cool — it’s just the unknown of price that’s going to dictate whether I buy one or not.

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November 1, 2007

30 Rock: Werewolf Bar Mitzvah

MP3 of the full version of Tracy Jordan’s novelty single. “I nearly dropped the Torah when my hands turned into paws!”

October 31, 2007

ThinkGeek :: Ambient Forecasting Umbrella

I’ve been fancying getting a “gust buster” umbrella for a while. Getting one with a “Hey! You should bring me along today!” alerting handle sounds even better.

DecentURL - Making ugly URLs decent

Not so much a URL shortener, as a URL nicener.

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October 30, 2007

Edimax nMax Wireless 802.11n USB

Picked this up for my Mac Mini, and now it’s chugging away speedily on my 802.11n network. Which is good, since it’s going to be the recipients of my Time Machine backups.

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October 29, 2007


CD Purchase: Girls Aloud - Chemistry

Weebl and Bob: Cube

Weebl and Bob do Portal. “Have you been eating cake?”

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3 days to reality - The Boston Globe

Globe article about Startup Weekend Boston, quotes me thusly: “Laptop karate”. I have no recollection as to what the hell that meant.

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.