Whether it's posting pictures of breakfast cereal or "liking" a Change.org petition on immigration reform, Facebook has become one of the primary vessels through which we express sentiments and emotions. In some ways, that's deeply problematic -- and even Facebook knows that.
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Coye Cheshire doesn't mean to be impolitic, but he can't help mentioning the FBI's fruitless search for a Boston Marathon bomber -- and how it could be abetted by technology.
"The whole push is to find someone who had pictures, and who could provide high resolution information about public events," ... More >>
Eugene Ruyle, the Peace and Freedom Party candidate who won a spot on the November ballot for state assembly, is calling for the resignation of UC Regent Richard C Blum. The 15th State Assembly District candidate is taking on Blum, who happens to be U.S. Sen Dianne Feinstein's husband, claiming he h ... More >>
The Pastry Shop: Favorite Childhood Junk Foods
Where: Cavallo Point, 601 Murray Circle (at Fort Baker), Sausalito, 339-4700
When: Wed., Sept. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $55 adults/$25 children (plus tax) (reserve by calling 888.651.2003)
The rundown: Cavallo Point, otherwise known as the Lodge at th ... More >>
University of California Regents, in a civil rights lawsuit settlement agreement announced today, will shell out $162,500 to David Morse, an independent photojournalist who was arrested by UC Berkeley police while covering a student demonstration more than two years ago.
In that demonstration, on ... More >>
Protesters have big plans to demonstrate at four UC campuses across the state today when the UC Board of Regents holds a teleconference to discuss a new tuition plan, as well as the recent incident where a UC Davis cop callously doused protesters with pepper spray. Last week's Regents meeting, sc ... More >>
Jack Ferry directed this simple, cute clip for the Berkeley-born Morning Benders' "All Day Day Light," from the band's still-stunning album Big Echo. It has the four band members bangin' through the song while changing clothes as the seasons inside the studio seem to change. Which means: fall l ... More >>
Thomas Hawk/FlickrBut can it squeeze out Panda Express?It won't be as glamorously foodie as Dining Hall Three at UC Berkeley (no chef stations branded with the likes of Suvir Saran and Mai Pham), but when UCSF's Moffitt Café finishes its $5 million overhaul, we're guessing it'll be a worthy ... More >>
Lovely, pink Bernal Hill. Via UC Berkeley.Ye Olde Bernal Hill back in 1857. [Burrito Justice]
Resourceful robbery victims circulate their own police sketch. [SFist]Bike access on Geary in our future? [Streetsblog]File under "inevitable": The Swayze Pumpkin. [Sexpigeon]Ew: Sewage "naturally" diss ... More >>