San Francisco Chronicle (blog) Fashion recap: Style.com in print, Olsens online + Carine's Chanel shoot San Francisco Chronicle (blog) In an odd media twist, fashion portal Style.com announced it will launch a print version of the site.(Mediabistro) Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are moving into...

Locals and fans of the city are invited to submit photos, drink recipes and ideas that celebrate San Francisco on the bottle's Facebook site, www.facebook.com/ABSOLUT. At the end of the campaign, the Absolut Capitol of SF will be awarded to the neighborhood with the most user support and...

Project Ethos makes its much-anticipated San Francisco debut this Thursday, April 14th to showcase local designers and new collections, and bring the arts, the consumers, and the industry under one roof for one fabulous event! Sponsored by 944 Magazine, this Ruby Skye red carpet event fuses...

If I didn't know better, I would claim that someone at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco knows that March is my birthday month. Not only did Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland open at the deYoung at the beginning of the month — institutions I...

Roy Fong is the founder and proprietor of San Francisco's Imperial Tea Court, the first traditional Chinese teahouse in America. A native of Hong Kong, Mr. Fong was introduced to tea early in life, and has spent many years developing close relations with tea growers and producers in...

In case you haven't been following previous posts, I have a microsite called Simplifying Complexity where I'm exploring various approaches for making complex information more usable and consumable. This microsite contains longer, more in-depth articles following a specific theme. My latest...

In the Simplifying Complexity section of my site, I published a new article about how to ensure information harmony across a larger documentation landscape, where other articles might contain similar themes and information. In the article, I dive into two factors that increase complexity in a...

Pinterest, the people's go-to site for discovering DIY projects and other ideas of fancy, has a new office headquartered in San Francisco that has (unsurprisingly) sparked our interest. Company founder Evan Sharp chose a team of concept designers to transform the once barren SoMA warehouse...

What about maps for non-linear, complex systems? In the Simplifying Complexity section of my site, I added a new tutorial for navigating through more non-linear, complex spaces. The strategy involves tagging content with metadata so that it can be surfaced to the users in the right...

———- ———- ———- Several years ago, as San Francisco-based laboratory Solazyme researched micro-algae in hopes of developing an environmentally safe, renewable energy source, it discovered alguronic acid, the substance responsible for these marine plants' ability to survive in even the...

 

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