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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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April 22, 2007



Piss-poor information design from the MBTA. "Downtown Crossing", the station that links the Red, Orange and Silver lines, is abbreviated to the meaningless "DNTN XING" on this service map. (Spotted on the wall at Copley Station)

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November 11, 2005


Wow. An amazing free space “simulator” for Windows, OSX or Linux. Tip: Select “Demo” from the Help menu to get an idea of what it covers.

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November 8, 2005

Risk via Google Maps

Best use of a mapping API yet.

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October 26, 2005

Motorway map of England, Scotland and Wales

Nicely done map of the British motorway system in the style of the London Underground map. Not particularly *useful*, but man, is it pretty.

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October 20, 2005

CommonCensus Map Project

Interesting project — Drawing lines on a map, based on where people “feel” like they live. Take the quick survey and help fill out the map.

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October 15, 2005

Placeopedia.com - Connecting Wikipedia articles with their locations

This? Is wicked cool. Using Google Maps to present an easy interface for the geocoding of Wikipedia articles.

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September 12, 2005

Google Maps with 2000 Census data

Very nicely done. There are roughly 69,000 people living in a one-mile radius of our house.

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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.