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Entries for week beginning August 1, 2010

August 7, 2010

Scaling startups

Lots of great points to think about when building a tech startup. Not enough founders consider company culture early enough.

Slide into Google

kho’s excellent piece on the Google acquisition of Slide. For the most part, I’m keeping my big mouth shut for fear of saying something I shouldn’t, so I’ll just link to this and say: “Hurrah!”

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August 6, 2010

Current status

Current status

Breaking open the Crystal Head Vodka at 10.35am

August 5, 2010

Achievement Unlocked 2

More fab meta silliness. ProTip: Don’t launch this if there’s anywhere you need to be in the next 30 minutes!

The Proposition 8 Ruling (in simple language)

“If the current ruling survives [the Supreme Court], same-sex marriage will essentially become legal in every state. There was nothing to limit this holding to Prop. 8.”

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August 4, 2010

Topic of Cancer

Christopher Hitchens on discovering he had cancer.

The kind of writing that makes me glad Hitchens exists. I only agree with him about a third of the time, but goddamn he makes me want to do words better.

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August 3, 2010

America has another bash at The IT Crowd

YouTube video of the 2008 pilot for a US remake of The IT Crowd, starring Joel McHale “as” Roy.

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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.