“Thanks to early cacophonist and Burning Man director Michael Mikel (aka “Danger Ranger“), the Internet Archive now houses the digitized collection of Suicide Club newsletters and San Francisco Cacophony Society Rough Draft mailings published from 1986 to 2001.”
Internet Archive Now Home to San Francisco Cacophony Society ‘Rough Draft’ & Suicide Club Newsletters (1986-2001) [LS]

“Today’s Federal Lifeline plan, which does offer wireless service, provides only 250 minutes free each month. Sean, a resident of the Mission, pointed out that ‘250 minutes per month,’ which amounts to roughly eight minutes a day, ‘just doesn’t work. I need a phone to wait for calls for potential employees. [My partner and I] were homeless and it wasn’t until we got a cell phone that we could secure employment.'”
SRO Tenants Push CPUC for Improved Lifeline Phone Service [BeyondChron]

“The event was co-hosted by a host of high tech stars including Ron Conway, one of the industry’s most active angel investors; Napster co-founder Sean Parker; Napster developer Shawn Fanning;Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her husband, venture capitalist Zach Bogue; Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff; Peter Fenton; and DropBox legal counsel Ramsey Homsany.”
Calling for Silicon Valley to “change politics,” Dem House candidate Ro Khanna draws tech stars to SF fundraiser [Chron]

“Pulling out is not something we’re discussing in this very moment, but we’re monitoring the situation”
Safety concerns America’s Cup team owner [Chron] [CBS5]

“The Oracle racing team has dedicated a part of this week to studying what has been learned about how to avoid capsizing. Another part of the week was spent looking at what to do if problems arise.”
America’s Cup safety is top concern [Chron]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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