We San Franciscans don’t fear knowledge. Unlike the unruly proles in some places (maybe, say, Modesto), we don’t revel in the simple(-minded) life of big trucks, 12-packs, and Walmart while hurling hatred and distrust at anything intellectual. Just the same, we do occasionally hurl hatred and distrust at people who seem to know more than we do about everyday things. (They make us feel like Modestans.) But we San Franciscans are a practical bunch, and we have things such as Discovery Street Tours — a great equalizer in the type of data that make us feel better about ourselves. Take... More >>>