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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.

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September 19, 2007

Strategy Letter VI - Joel on Software

Good article on where Joel sees web development going — some kind of higher-level language that compiles down to Javascript, HTML, and whatever else runs in browsers. I think there needs to be “Assembler programmers don’t have groupies.” t-shirts.

August 20, 2007

Even the Office 2007 box has a learning curve - Joel on Software

As someone who installed Vista on a PC in January, and regretted it for months, I echo Joel Spolsky’s summation: “I’ve been using Vista on my home laptop since it shipped, and can say with some conviction that nobody should be using it as their primary operating system — it simply has no redeeming merits to overcome the compatibility headaches it causes.”

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April 13, 2007

Fire And Motion - Joel on Software

Classic Joel article from 2002. I had to go and reread this, because I’ve been stuck in a rut of unproductivity for the last couple of days. Good reminder that it happens to everyone.

November 21, 2006

Joel on Software: Choices = Headaches

Good article by Joel — Why *does* the Vista shutdown menu require *seven* options?

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September 20, 2006

Joel on Software: Amazing X-Ray Glasses from Sprint!

Joel rips into the craptacular experience of the new Sprint phone. I bet the PR bod who figured sending free phones to bloggers was a great idea is regretting 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.