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San Francisco Board of Supervisors' "Official Map of Chinatown in San Francisco" showing today's Grant  Ave. and Beckett St.

San Francisco Historical Street Names Index [Updated]

I have recently migrated the San Francisco Historical Street Names Index away from Google Fusion Tables since the index, at the moment, lacks a spatial component. The data, however, is still available online as an interactive index through a simple Google Spreadsheet view. The spreadsheet allows users to filter, sort, and view the historical data in a much simpler and…

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What’s Information Done For You Lately?

How about expose giant pink bunnies and discover the lost city of Atlantis! Well, maybe Atlantis. A recent article in the New York Times highlights some of the accidental discoveries that have occurred with Google Earth. One person recently discovered a “mysterious grid of undersea lines” near the African coast that they believe could be the lost city of Atlantis….

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