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MUNI Sickout Causes Delays Across City: About 2/3rds of the city's buses are out of service as workers stage protest against a proposed new contract. Unlike BART workers, MUNI employees are legally prohibited from striking. [SFGate

If Prop B Were in Effect, Ferry Building Wouldn't Have Been Built: "Planning at the ballot box doesn’t make sense because the typical voter doesn’t have the time or background to analyze urban design, land use planning, or the tradeoffs involved in various options. A lot of people walk into the voting booth, read the one line description on the ballot, and vote." [Markasaurus]

Campos and Chiu Contributions Data: Chiu holds a two to one advantage in fundraising. Both have drawn from real estate interests, with labor money going to Campos and tech money to Chiu.[48 Hills]

Q and A with Hayes Valley Cocktail Writer: "I'm a huge fan of 'brown, up, and stirred' drinks." [Hoodline]

Should We Treat Computer Programs as Legal Persons?: Hell, if Exxon Mobil gets to be a person, why not let Minesweeper be one too? [The Nation]

SF Cabs May Go Extinct in Next Year and a Half: Seems like an extreme prediction, but who knows? [The Bold Italic]

Marc Andreessen Wants Robots to Take Your Job: But only a human can provide you with the hottest news links, though. Right? Right? Oh god, the robots are coming for us too. [Twitter]

 

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