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Your Monday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

The Drill Court at the San Francisco Armory

The Drill Court at the San Francisco Armory 

World-Famous "Defenestration" Art Installation in Peril: As the city loses a unique piece of art, it gains affordable housing. A tough utilitarian calculus. [H/t: SFGate]

Can Big Data Be Racist?: "As a black woman, I’m sick of seeing ads for payday loans and hair relaxer (though I will never tire of Justin Timberlake ads)." [H/t: The Bold Italic]

The Visionary Driving the Transbay Transit Center: The profile, of course, ends with her saying of high-speed rail: "If you build it, it will come." Of course. [H/t: SF Examiner]

Site of Blocked Castro Starbucks Now Planned for Condos: A six-story, nine condo building, with a small amount of underground car parking. [H/t: Socket Site]

Kink May Convert Armory to Office Use: You know, our magazine has been looking for new office space. [H/t: Socket Site]

Captcha May Foil State Bird Provisions Reservation Bot: It probably won't, though. [H/t: Eater SF

Controversy Over Castro Sidewalk Etchings: Will the historical commemorations steer clear of controversy or embrace it? [H/t: Castro Biscuit]

 

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