I am the ghost of groovymother.com. Woooooo!

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.

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March 6, 2010


Through the medium of OAuth and APIs, safely links your FourSquare checkins to your FireEagle account.

Now if only there was anything that actually *used* FireEagle’s data. (Beyond the little box on the right hand side of my blog frontpage)

September 13, 2008

Seth & Ben present FireEagle

Seth & Ben present FireEagle

March 23, 2008

wikinear.com, OAuth and Fire Eagle

Simon Willison knocks out a quick prototype showing Wikipedia articles related to your current location, a masterpiece of mashuppery.

March 5, 2008

My first FireEagle query

My first FireEagle query

About 10 lines of Python can now work out my physical location.

Next task, integrate this info into my blog. Task after that? A cool ambient location-setter idea I'm hatching.

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Fire Eagle

Fire Eagle has launched — a broker for your physical location, which other applications can use to improve user experiences. It’s really just APIs and geekery at the moment, but the applications that use and enable it will start appearing pretty quickly — I’ve already got a couple of ideas.

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.