Pesticides found in pregnant U.S. women in UCSF study – SFGate

Toxics found in pregnant U.S. women in UCSF study - SFGate

Toxics found in pregnant U.S. women in UCSF study – SFGate.

Silicon Valley is Hacking Your Food | Inc.com

Silicon Valley is Hacking Your Food | Inc.com.

Why Renting Cars Could Soon Be Easier Than Hailing a Taxi
Marcus Wohlsen, wired.com

San Francisco-based RelayRides just announced a deal that puts new corporate and technological weight behind its vision of ubiquitous mobility.

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RelayRides: why renting will soon be easier than owning

Silicon Valley Goes Hollywood: Top Coders Can Now Get Agents

 

Ashlee Vance, businessweek.com

(An ear­li­er ver­sion of this story ran online.)

Max Nanis’s web­site promi­nent­ly fea­tures about two dozen head shots of the skin­ny, scruffy 22-year-old South­ern Cal­i­forn­ian with his shirt off …

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Silicon Valley Goes Hollywood: Top Coders Can Now Get Agents

6 Lessons Hollywood Is Learning From Silicon Valley
By Nicole LaPorte, fastcompany.com

NoCal to SoCal: Cash and talent are nothing compared to equity and IP; corner offices do not equal happiness; and get off that damn phone!

The dif­fer­ences between North­ern and South­ern Cal­i­for­nia have long formed the basis for a…

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Hollywood is learning from Silicon Valley

Good Eggs Aims to Be the Amazon of Local Food
By Alexandra Chang, wired.com

Good Eggs, which launched last sum­mer as the Etsy of local food, is expand­ing in a bid to become the Ama­zon of local food.

The San Francisco-based com­pa­ny launched a new web plat­form Thurs­day that lets users select items from local ven­do…

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Good Eggs: the Amazon of local food

What The Average American Porn Star Looks Like [Infographic]
By Francie Diep, popsci.com

One man’s study of 10,000 porn actors reveals their most popular names, roles, hair color and other characteristics.

Your aver­age Amer­i­can porn star, it turns out, is like­ly to be a brown-haired California-born woman named Nikki Lee. That’s …

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Data science of the porn industry

10 Year-Old Boy Launches His Own Recycling Business, Donates 25% Of Profits To Homeless Children
Lana Winter, inhabitots.com

“It’s so easy to do nothing. But it’s really good to do something!” This is the philosophy of wise beyond his years Vanis Buckholz, a 10 year-old boy who launched his own recycling business in his home town of Corona del Mar, California. Inspired …

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10 year old boy starts recycling business

California to Give Web Courses a Big Trial

California to Give Web Courses a Big Trial – NYTimes.com http://flip.it/JgDqM http://flip.it/8W5cC

 

The Booming Market for Specialized Master’s Degrees

(via The Booming Market for Specialized Master’s Degrees – Businessweek)

Bits Blog: Car Insurance by the Mile

The standard California state route marker con...

The standard California state route marker consists of a white numeral on a green shield (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By QUENTIN HARDY, nytimes.com

A California company is selling car insurance by the mile, using in-car sensors to log data. The longer plan is to have a running monitor of the car’s health.

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Bits Blog: Car Insurance by the Mile