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Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani as a child in Iran.


Stanford Mathematician Wins Fields Medal: Fascinating and accessible details on the work that led Maryam Mirzakhani to become the first woman to earn math's highest honor. [Quanta]

Pelosi and Lee Tout Central Subway: The project has created tens of thousands of jobs, according to them. [Examiner]

Tech Firms Have Leased 70% of in-Construction Office Space: Well, you do have to put the 53,000 jobs somewhere. [SF Business Times]

Just Kill Comment Sections Already: We've never had them here—and never really missed them. (Though we do love emails!) [Pacific Standard]

Power Politics Return to City Hall: Were they ever really gone? [SF Weekly]

2.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Pittsburg: Of of a string of three recent quakes in the East Bay. [SFist]

The Ten Least Expensive Properties in the Mission: Here you go. [Curbed SF]


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