The latest beta of Parallels Desktop for OS X allows you to seamlessly display windows from, erm, Windows on your OSX desktop. This is very cool stuff. Makes me wish I had an Intel Mac to try it out on.
Tsk. Somerville parking restrictions extended a month due to “warmer weather”. It’s things like this that give global warming a bad name.
Anatomy of a pump’n’dump scam. Or: Why you’re getting so much more spam this month.
Threadless are sufficiently large now to get to design the actual fabric of their T-shirts. “Imagine a tee that is less boxy than a Fruit of the Loom, but not as skinny as an American Apparel. Imagine a tee whose fabric is softer than American Apparel but not as thin.” I think I just came.
HOWTO rip the audio from 5.1-mix music DVDs and play it back on a Squeezebox. I’ve got an increasing number of surround music releases, so this’ll come in handy.
People think I exaggerate about how dull my hometown of Tillicoultry is. So, for you doubters, here’s a “news”paper headline from last year. The top story? Joss Stone had stopped at a pub in Tillicoultry for a wee. Hold. The. Front. Page.
Visualizing the structure of a song, based on the pattern of words used in the lyrics.
Another bubblicious startup — Email photos and letters to “people who don’t have a computer” *cough*old people*cough*, and have them print out on their hooked-up-to-the-phoneline HP inkjet printer. I can’t imagine that the old-person-without-a-computer market is going to stay large much longer, but it’s an interesting idea.
Good bloody grief. Damn that 2.4Ghz band, and all its illness-causing ways. Hope the schools also removed all cordless telephones and, erm, microwave ovens. Won’t somebody think of the children?!
This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.