• A slideshow of 10 great walks in Oakland, from Oakland North.
  • On TechCrunch, how Apple iPhone apps are using the mobile web to change the notion that everything online should be free.
  • Mission Mission puts up this film from 1994 about skating through the Mission.


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 EconomyBeat.org, 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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