In what is probably not a seminar on how to win friends, Facebook is re-webcasting yesterday’s discussion between George W. Bush and Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s Palo Alto headquarters. Bush’s book, Decision Points, sits atop Publisher’s Weekly Hardcover Nonfiction list. (You can read the first 19 pages of the book at

While Bush may not be the most popular political figure in the Bay Area, he did at least say his favorite baseball player growing up was Willie Mays. He also got off a few funny lines, including this one: “If you see me at the airport, I hope you wave at me, with all five fingers.”

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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