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I read six more books

1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_Your_Scattered_Bodies_Go 2) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_God_Delusion Book reports coming soon. Edit 7/6/13: 3) http://www.amazon.com/Mindscan-Robert-J-Sawyer/dp/B0098SMJ04 4) http://www.amazon.com/Little-Brother-Cory-Doctorow/dp/0765323117 Edit 7/17/13: 5) 5 dysfunctions of team http://www.amazon.com/Five-Dysfunctions-Team-Large-Print/dp/0470580461 6) venture deals brad feld http://www.amazon.com/Venture-Deals-Smarter-Capitalist-ebook/dp/B005CDYQSM

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OS X is turning into Windows 98: my four top OS X pet peeves

I can’t believe the changes I’m seeing with OS X. I’ve never experienced such a graceful, simple and effective OS undergo horrible transformations right before my eyes to the point where I’ve even considered, gasp, converting back to Windows. Here are … Continue reading

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Book Report #7: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

#7: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman Are you in control of your actions? In a few minutes when you’re finished reading this blog post you might get up to go to the restroom, make a … Continue reading

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Book Report #6: Devil in the White City

#6: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson After my surprising love affair with 1906, a historical fiction novel set during San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake, I jumped right back on … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Board of Supervisors re CEQA Appeal Reform

SF Supervisors I am a local business owner in SF (10 employees in SOMA) and a former SF CTA Geary BRT CAC Board Member. I resigned in January 2013 from the Geary BRT CAC because of lack of progress and … Continue reading

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The future of local transportation startups: Is Uber doomed to follow in Napster’s footsteps?

A few weeks ago fellow entrepreneur and friend John Wolpert sent me a link to his thought provoking blog post, Is Uber the Napster of Transportation? His article is definitely worth reading in its own right, but I wanted to … Continue reading

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Book Report #5: 1906

#5: 1906: A Novel by James Dalessandro 1906 is a surprisingly awesome book. Surprising for me because it’s a historical fiction novel and that’s usually not my cup of tea. The story takes place in San Francisco right before (and during) the … Continue reading

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