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Entries for week beginning March 8, 2009

March 13, 2009


Another friend-location-tracking app, this one from the original makers of Dodgeball. The website is fairly bare-bones at the moment, although the iPhone app is pretty decent.

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Gowalla. A location-based iPhone game.

Was wondering when one of these would show up. Virtual geo-caching using the iPhone’s location facilities. Designed by the folks behind the Facebook “Packrat” game. (SF and Austin only at the moment)

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March 12, 2009

The Official Creebobby Comics Archetype Times Table

Tell your Zombie/Lincoln from your Ninja/T-Rex

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BBC NEWS | How to understand risk in 13 clicks

Handy explanation of one of the most common statistical tricks.

It’s Not Me, It’s You

CD Purchase: Lily Allen - It’s Not Me, It’s You

All I Ever Wanted

CD Purchase: Kelly Clarkson - All I Ever Wanted

Dark Was the Night

CD Purchase: Various Artists - Dark Was the Night

I Think We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

CD Purchase: Brighton Port Authority - I Think We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

The other day, I was thinking "It's been a while since there was a new Fatboy Slim album." As it turns out, Norman Cook and Simon Thornton have assumed another pseudonym and released this album, which is top-notch.

March 11, 2009

Channel 4 News - Cramer v Stewart

Slow news day in the UK, clearly. Channel 4 News covers the Jon Stewart / Jim Cramer kerfuffle.

March 10, 2009

Yahoo! Answers Makes Baby Jebus Cry

“How is Babby Formed?”, the blog.

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March 9, 2009

March 8, 2009

Dr. R. S. Candle PhD pets Clyde

Dr. R. S. Candle PhD pets Clyde

Joy practices her puppetering on an uninterested audience

Joy practices her puppetering on an uninterested audience

Joy is performing the The Un-Scripted Theater Company in their current show, Un-Scripted: unscripted, and they like to introduce puppets into scenes, so she's practicing with my Muppet Whatnot.

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.