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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October 1, 2010

Why Wesabe Lost to Mint

Insightful postmortem on Wesabe. Working out what lessons I need to learn from this.

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September 19, 2010

From Coder to Co-Founder

Recap of a great talk given by Marc Hedlund at ETech in 2006. Re-reading this now, it’s fascinating how much had lodged itself in my brain as “obviously true” and thus subconsciously shaping my decision to start Offline Labs.

July 12, 2007

Your bank has a REST API now (shhh! -- don't tell them)

Wesabe have created an open API to allow folks to hack on their bank account data. I foresee some stonking visualization work coming out of this that will put Quicken, Microsoft Money, etc to shame.

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November 17, 2006


Marc Hedlund’s start-up launches. Looks like an awesome light-weight social web-based finance manager, for folks for whom Quicken is too much hassle. Whether users will entrust their financial info to Web 2.0 remains to be seen.

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March 9, 2006

O'Reilly Radar > Entrepreneurial Proverbs

Marc Hedlund’s “Proverbs” for engineers who want to be entrepeneurs. Great stuff.

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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.