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14 Feb 2019

How Meal Delivery Apps are Killing Your Favorite Restaurants

Our Tech & Social Justice Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Another local restaurant has bitten the dust, and

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25 Jan 2019

Bankruptcy Forces National Valentine’s Day Candy Heart Shortage

Those colored candy Sweethearts with little sayings on them will be harder to come by this year. Their manufacturer Necco declared bankruptcy in May of last year, leaving the future of the iconic tiny candy hearts in limbo. Though competitor the Spangler Candy Company swooped in and bought up the

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10 Jan 2019

AT&T Park Renamed With New Terrible Corporate Name

The San Francisco Giants’ ballpark is getting its fourth different name in 18 years, and you better believe it will once again be named after a horrible corporation. The San Francisco Chronicle broke the news around 6 p.m. Wednesday night that AT&T Park is being renamed Oracle Park, and they’ll

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31 Dec 2018

All The Different “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” Endings, Ranked

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. There are 12 possible endings to Netflix Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, and

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10 Dec 2018

Why You Should Not Use Amazon To Buy Holiday Gifts

Amazon robots sprayed bear repellent on human workers last week, the perfect symbol of what all-assimilating retail greed-Borg Amazon has become in 2018. There are a ton of reasons why you should not shop on Amazon for your holiday gifts, and punishing companies who hospitalize dozens of minimum-wage workers in

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30 Nov 2018

The Bizarre Backstory of the Amazon Commercial “Can You Feel It” Song

That awesome song in that awful Amazon “Singing Boxes” holiday commercial is so catchy that you figure there’s no way an Amazon ad person wrote it. They did not! That song was written by Michael Jackson himself (along with brother Jackie), and has a fascinating early 1980s history whose magic

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19 Nov 2018

How to Help Glide Memorial Church For Thanksgiving

San Francisco’s most uplifting Thanksgiving tradition is Glide Memorial Church serving more than 5,000 Turkey Day meals to people in need, and Glide is on a last-minute blitz to prepare the hundreds of turkeys and hams, 1,500 pounds of potatoes, 950 pounds of fresh vegetables, and 312 gallons of stuffing

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