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Filed under 'newyork'

April 5, 2012

Hacker School

Posting this for two reasons:

1) If you’re a coder in NY and want to become better, this looks like a great programme.

2) A nod to Etsy taking a concrete step towards encouraging female participation. Managing to support women in a non-patronizing way (without allowing accusations of affirmative action) is tough. Nice work, Marc & co.

August 16, 2010

"Hallowed Ground"

“A few photos of stuff the same distance from the World Trade Center as the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’”

The whole thing would be funny if it wasn’t so frustratingly based on unashamed bigotry.

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February 3, 2009


Surprisingly funny Lego constructions of New York sights.

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July 4, 2008

Boston Red Sox - Balance ball

Bizarre event at today’s Sox/Yankees game. Johnny Damon caught a hit before colliding with the wall and losing the ball… which balanced atop the wall for a good second or two. The photos are worth it for the gobsmacked Sox fan in the background.

Rain Delay

Rain Delay

The game gets halted for 90 minutes. Thankfully, the tarp came off and the Sox won 6-4.

February 14, 2008

My upcoming trips on DOPPLR

My upcoming trips on DOPPLR

Can you spot the connection between all my upcoming trips? To Toronto, Baltimore, New York and St Petersburg (in the Tampa bay). (Clue)

S'gonna be a fun season!

November 14, 2007

Spitzer's Christmas Tax Surprise - November 14, 2007 - The New York Sun

Cunning — Amazon.com has been told it must start collecting sales tax from New York residents, because it has “salespeople” in NY. Those salespeople? New Yorkers with Amazon affiliate links on their website. Wonder if this will hold…

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.