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It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Entries for week beginning October 11, 2009

October 17, 2009

Charlie Brooker’s hidden message

Charlie Brooker’s hidden message


"The line 'kicking ratings...' was originally a standalone sentence, but got subbed. Puzzle fans! Spot my hidden 'free speech' message." -- @charltonbrooker

October 16, 2009

Piracy in the App Store

Really interesting stats on jailbreaking and use of cracked iPhone apps.

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October 15, 2009

Archive Team: Under Construction

A collection of of-their-time webpage detrius: The “Under Construction” graphics of geocities.

McSweeney's Next Incarnation: An Old-Fashioned Broadsheet

“McSweeney’s No. 33 is to be in the form of a daily broadsheet — a big, old-fashioned broadsheet.” Sounds fabulous.


The original source for Unix 1st Edition, scanned from a printout, ready to run in a PDP-11 emulator. This fills me with geeklove.

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October 12, 2009

Cat Shit One

I have not the words. Has to be watched to be believed.

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October 11, 2009

JoCo performs Flood (1/9)

When Jonathan Coulton realised that his concert in Chicago would collide with a They Might Be Giants concert, he did the only sensible thing: Together with his support act, learn the whole of “Flood” and perform it.

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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.