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Your Wednesday lunch-break linkbait.  

Burned Out: Tech Money is Harshing Burning Man's Anti-Capitalist Vibe: Just when you thought Burning Man couldn't get any more intolerable, it tuRns out now it's being overrun by tech. Solid-gold tidbit: "... Zuckerberg helicoptered in for a day to help fry some artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches." [H/t: The Verge]

Waste: The Dark Side of the New Coffee Craze: So it turns out, millions of people using tiny, disposable, single-serve coffee pods on a daily basis is ... not awesome for the environment! [H/t: East Bay Express]

Behold, the First Known Color Photos of SF: FROM 1906, Y'ALL. [H/t: SFist]

Governor Will Skip Bay Bridge Opening: Pretty sure Alanis Morissette wrote a song about this. [H/t: SFGate]

Can We Trust Google with the Stratosphere? A long-but-worthy deep dive into Google's new drones unmanned internet-providing aerial vehicles and their implications. [H/t: The Atlantic]


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