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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 2, 2009

August 8, 2009

Caffeine and Calories

A helpful chart for the dieting coffee-fiend.

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August 6, 2009

Netflix: Freedom & Responsibility Culture

Really interesting presentation deck leaked(?) from Netflix, covering their workplace culture. Some incredibly smart and inspiring stuff. Apparently, they let go with a generous severance package anyone who fails the question: “Which of my people, 
if they told me 
they were leaving in two months 
for a similar job at a peer company, 
would I fight hard to keep at Netflix?”

This Decade in Tech

“There are three stories in IT journalism”

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August 4, 2009

The Edge of Reason?

Excellent article on disappearance of an excellent iPhone game due to some douchebaggery perpetrated by a former publisher of ZX Spectrum games with a trademark on the word “Edge”.

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August 2, 2009

Tig: text-mode interface for git

Dead handy ncurses-based browser for git. It makes git diffs and blames much more manageable.

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How Different Groups Spend Their Day

Outstanding interactive infographic from the New York Times. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on how Americans spend their time, sliceable by demographic sectors.

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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.