In SFist I read that Scott Weiner, my district supervisor wants to give our San Francisco homeless brethren food stamps instead of cash when they bring bottles and cans in for recycling. I think he’s thinking about it all wrong. What we should do is deputize all of our homeless so that they can issue […]
I first met Julie on February 28, 1993. Julie, 18, stood in the lobby of the Ambassador Hotel, barefoot, pants unzipped, and an 8 day-old infant in her arms. She lived in San Francisco’s SRO district, a neighborhood of soup kitchens and cheap rooms. Her room was piled with clothes, overfull ashtrays and trash. She […]
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(Inspired by James Tauber, I’m going to try to write a blog post every day for November. Some of them will be here but others will be over on my personal blog.) When Oreilly originally launched their Safari Books Online service in 2001 I was really excited. I love technical books but they’re expensive to […]