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No, Carl Nolte, booming San Francisco has lost its soul and wallet

I have it on good authority that San Francisco once was a sleepy town, spoiled by copious amounts of cheap, demoic-free Dungeness crab, lots of low rent apartments, and minimal street traffic. I hear it all the time from people who came to this city some 40,50, 60+ years ago. “When we ...Read More
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Pinterest: How to create a content strategy for Pinners

  I recently had the pleasure of hanging out at Pinterest’s new headquarters in San Francisco. I listened to a presentation by Pinterests’s own “voice strategist,” Tiffani Jones Brown. Sculpting the Pinning message and brand In her presentation, Tiffani reviewed a number of qualifying factors that go into determining the company’s content. ...Read More
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Before Midnight: The truth hurts but authenticity trumps fantasy (spoiler alert)

When I first heard about Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight, the third film in his story about a romantic encounter between Celine and Jesse in Vienna, I couldn’t wait to see it. I distinctly recall when Before Sunrise first came out back in 1997. I was 28 and desperately wondering when I’d fall ...Read More
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