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Entries for week beginning April 27, 2008

May 3, 2008


Schulze & Webb’s hardware prototype of a socially-networked open-source digital radio. Some excellent ideas for internet-enabled physical objects in the pamphlet.

May 2, 2008

5 Cats that Look Like Wilford Brimley

The most important webpage you will look at today.

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Multiplayer online Pictionaryalike.

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Review: Apple Keyboard

I’ve been using an Apple aluminium keyboard at work for the last couple of weeks (after stealing it off the desk of a departing colleague), and can confirm that it is an amazingly comfortable surface on which to type. Only downside: The function keys are different from the ones on the laptop keyboard, so I keep hitting the wrong ones.

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April 29, 2008

YouTube - batting stances: red sox

Accurate and entertaining impressions of Red Sox players’ batting stances. His “Youk getting a third strike” is uncanny.

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“The world’s largest (only) source of fake palindromes!”

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April 28, 2008

Holy Crap! Pepper // Peppermill // Mint: A Fresh Look at your Site

Hehe. Plugin for Mint which sends you an email if you get referrers from Digg, Reddit, Slashdot, etc.

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April 27, 2008

World Tapir Day

Hooray for tapirs — the most wicked awesomest damned herbivores in the world!

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Creative Review: Spiritualized and Farrow: made for each other

Interview with Jason Spaceman and Mark Farrow about the fantastic packaging they’ve put together for Spiritualized’s albums. They’re one of the few bands where I make sure to buy the “deluxe” CD.

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Gigantic: A Tribute to Kim Deal

CD Purchase: Various Artists - Gigantic: A Tribute to Kim Deal

Boston Apple Store

Apple’s “Coming Soon” facade for the new Boston Apple Store is fashioned after the Green Monster scoreboard. Well played, Apple!

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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.