Dear Timmy: San Francisco magazine, Sept. 4, 2015

Dear Timmy An open letter to Tim Lincecum on the occasion of his probable Giants farewell. By Dan Fost | September 4, 2015 It’s painful to think of this as a farewell letter,...

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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Right and wrong, Giants style

I’m at the ballpark right now, where as my friend Mike Shapiro just put it, it’s a Super Bowl feeling: The commercials are better than the game. In this case, the Giants on the field are playing the pathetic baseball …

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Bonds away

Tonight is Barry’s last game as a Giant at AT&T Park. I’ll be there. The Road to History signs around the ballpark resonate deeply for me, as everything Barry has done in this decade feels historic, including his departure. I …

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Omar, Barry and me

For some, the San Francisco Giants‘ last homestand of 2007 is a sad affair. The team is closing out the season in last place, and many of the players won’t be back. For me, though, I’m having the time of …

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Hooked on computing

I recently read Matt Richtel’s Silicon Valley thriller “Hooked,” and loved it. Matt is a tech reporter at The New York Times and a versatile talent — he even writes a comic strip under a pen name — and he …

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Second Life will be bigger than the Internet

That was the startling assertion I heard from Philip Rosedale, CEO of San Francisco’s Linden Lab, producer of the virtual world Second Life, at a breakfast hosted by Conde Nast’s new business magazine Portfolio at the St. Regis Hotel in …

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What the world needs now

  … is yet another blog. Realizing the lunacy of such an assertion, I’m going to be keeping this site pretty spare. But I will make occasional posts, hoping to satisfy a few goals: 1, to keep anyone who cares …

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