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What We Were Reading While We Should Have Been Working (exist) - 114

Scott Lucas | November 11, 2013 | Lifestyle Story City Life

Will Woman's Death at SF General Hospital Lead to Private Security?: Attempts in the past have been blocked by the union. [H/t: SFGate]

Google Has Designed a Communications Tattoo: The temporary tattoo also could work as a lie detector. Does creating the Mark of the Beast qualify as being evil? We're not even sure anymore. [H/t: SFGate]

Oakland Councilmember Expected to Run for Mayor: We wouldn't be shocked if Mayor Quan's low public opinion numbers lead to a few more candidates jumping in before all is said and done. [H/t: Oakland Tribune]

Luis Alvarez Was the Bay Area's Nikola Tesla: This isn't news, exactly, but it's the best thing we've read all day. [H/t: The Last Word on Nothing]

Star Trek Convention Descends on SF: Oh come on. A Star Trek Convention doesn't "descend." It beams down. We learned that in the first day of J School. [H/t: SF Weekly]

Tech Stars Come out in Favor of George Lucas Museum: The other contender for the Lucas museum, Chicago, is far too remote to make an effective demonstration. [H/t: Mashable]

What is Gentrification?: Farhad Manjoo and Rebecca Solnit discuss the bacon-wrapped economy with Michael Krasny. [H/t: KQED]

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