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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.

Entries for week beginning August 24, 2008

August 29, 2008

Mio™ Knight Rider™ GPS Portable Navigation Device

Only surprising that it took this long to appear: “Features the voice of K.I.T.T. (William Daniels) providing turn-by-turn voice guidance”

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August 27, 2008

Social Networks: The Case for a "Pause" Button | 43 Folders

Great post by Merlin, particularly for this description of why I can’t be arsed with the hype about Friendfeed: “On a site like FriendFeed, which has quickly become the platform of choice for the web’s least interesting narcissists — and the slow-witted woodland creatures who enjoy grooming their fur — this is a major breakthrough in the makebelieve friendship space”

Mozilla Labs: Introducing Ubiquity

Nifty new Firefox extension, taking the quicksilver shorty-cutty app-launcher approach to the web. Looks very promising.

The great thing about being a basset…

The great thing about being a basset…

If you're trying to sleep, but it's bright out, you've got your own built-in eyemask.

August 24, 2008

YouTube Comment Snob

Firefox extensions which hides the most blatantly idiotic YouTube comments. Favourite filter: Uses Firefox’s in-built dictionary to hide comments with too many spelling mistakes.

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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.