Facebook irritates users with commenting failure

Facebook commenting must improve     Back in April of 2015, I wrote about Facebook not being the world’s biggest waste of time and to this day still feel essentially the same. That doesn’t mean, however, the social media platform falls short on a few specifics as far as functionality is concerned. Today’s post has ...Read More
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Bernie Sanders is the Kvetch we’ve been waiting for!

I’ve contemplated Bernie Sanders entrance into the 2016 presidential race for some time, trying to understand what truly distinguishes him from any previous contender. And what I’ve concluded is that aside from his socialist leanings, he’s the most down to earth candidate to grace the national political stage in a long time. ...Read More
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Twitter must reinvent itself as a public benefit corporation

Twitter announced layoffs last this past week. It caught a few people by surprise. But it didn’t catch me by surprise. That’s because I’ve long had a love/hate relationship with Twitter since its very inception back in 2006. Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder, was originally inspired to create Twitter as a dispatch platform ...Read More
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Warriors Mission Bay Arena Must Be Stopped!

Here we go again! Back in 2013 I wrote about the Golden State Warriors  mission to build a new arena along the Embarcadero. Former San Francisco mayor Art Agnos helped to lead the fight against the monstrosity and the people won! Since then, the Warriors owners have continued their search to find ...Read More
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Tobias Jesso Jr. fails to impress at the Fillmore in SF

  I scored a ticket for this past week’s performance of Tobias Jesso Jr. at the Fillmore in San Francisco. He’s getting lots of attention for his debut album, Goon. The reviews I’ve come across for this album include such descriptions as “an indisputable triumph” or “Goon surpasses any suggestion of mediocrity by a ...Read More
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The new anti-Semitism as explained by Bernard-Henry Lévy

The tenets of the new anti-Semitism include a vehement opposition to the existence of the State of Israel, the revision or outright denial of the Holocaust, and a monopoly on victimization. French philosopher and writer Bernard-Henry Levy elaborated upon these three criteria when he recently came to San Francisco’s Jewish Community Center to flesh ...Read More
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