• From The Informant: A video about the San Quentin Giants, the prison baseball team.
  • Some Facebook and Apple backlash on Valencia Street, as displayed on Uptown Almanac.
  • The U.S. Surgeon General visited Berkeley today, reports Berkeleyside.
  • From the Bay Citizen’s Pulse of the Bay, maps of where not to be in the Bay Area when and if a tsunami strikes.
Blog Beat: San Quentin Prison Baseball Team Video; Anti-Facebook, Apple Visuals 17 March,2011Jon Brooks


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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