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

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.

Filed under 'boingboing'

April 17, 2007

Boing Boing (and Xeni in particular): Please STFU.

Dear Boing Boing, If I wanted half-assed rumours, guesses and pointless speculation relating to yesterday’s VT shooting, I’d turn on any of the 24-hour “news” channels. In the meantime, I’m reactivating my Xeni filter.

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March 26, 2007

February 8, 2007

Pipes: Boing Boing depimpifier

My best pipe so far — Boing Boing’s RSS feed, but without Cory and Xeni’s constant self-promotion, and Mark F’s plugs for Make Magazine.

January 18, 2006

Cory Doctorow Hypocrisy Watch: New Firefox "feature" eases spying on users

Read this Cory rant about a proposed Firefox feature that would allow advertisers to track click throughs in an opt-outable manner, then count the number of undisclosed un-opt-outable click-through mechanisms in use by the horde of advertising links littering the page. I counted five (boingboing.net, clk.atdmt.com, adserver.fmpub.net, c2.edapebaf.com and click.adbrite.com)

November 18, 2005

Boing Boing: iTunes creates a security hole?

*Jawdroppingly* idiotic rant from Cory, trying to draw anti-DRM points from a completely non-DRM-related security flaw in iTunes. Is it my imagination, or is his signal to ranting-clueless-fuckwit ratio dropping of late?

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.