Sunday, March 7, 2021

Tag: Robots

It takes a city to open the schools

Testing, tracking, vaccines -- and Muni! -- have to be part of the plan, and neoliberal leadership isn't going to help.

Albums of the Year 2020: An experimental bent seized the isolating zeitgeist

Deep reggaeton, sonic healing, coatcheck ambient, hyperkinetic crust punk covers... and Ariana Grande? It was a wild ride inside

New Music: 3 terrific local acts to support directly

Sci-fi vibes from Salami Rose Joe Louis, uneasy computer nostalgia from Neutrals, and Scatter Swept's wiry grooves

Screen Grabs: Must-see horror films for the Halloween that wasn’t

Drive-ins step in for trick-or-treating in 2020—plus, flicks following quarantine seances, malevolence-plagued asylum seekers, bedeviled hairdos, and Kazahk-Bulgarian dystopian futures visible from the gloom of home.

A warped film fest for warped times

Mr. HoleHead's Warped Dimension beams good ol' fashioned chills, kills, and cheap thrills to your Zoom room.

KQED says 48 Hills is a story of the decade

KQED released a beautifully designed, memory-triggering package yesterday called "Our Turbulent Decade." It's an in-depth, year-by-year look some of the most impactful events and trends in the Bay Area,...

Review: MF Robot’s ‘Finders Keepers’ pushes a rolling funk momentum

When Brand New Heavies burst on the scene in the late '80s appropriating fashion and funk music cues from the 60ʻs, they were part of a retro-future soul awakening...

Should a developer lawyer be on the Planning Commission?

For the first time in at least my 37 years of covering city politics – and possibly much longer – a lawyer who has spent a career representing real-estate...

The Chron’s robo-journalism

It looked just like so many other short news briefs in the San Francisco Chronicle; straightforward, factual, a little boring. A modest earthquake struck in Soledad: The United States Geological...

Review: Gray Area Festival’s inferno of hybrid arts creativity

Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift. —Dante, The Inferno. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. —Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus.  Pledge allegiance to the world’s...