Good Morning Mission!

It’s 7:15 a.m. and 55º. It will warm up in the afternoon, don’t worry. Details are here.

Apple has taken a lot of heat for its decision to use its own maps rather than Google maps, with some users refusing to update their phones because they don’t want to lose their beloved maps. One thing the Apple maps do include, though, is where to buy marijuana truffles, writes Uptown Almanac:

We here at Uptown Almanac haven’t upgraded to iOS 6 yet because we were told the new maps are garbage, but looks like tech blog tantrums were full of their usual frantic sh*t because iOS Maps has all the hot tips on where we can get effin’ ripped–in 3D.

That’s right, “Mission Delores Park’s” [sic] infamous Truffle Guy, responsible for making many Marina girls freak out and cry, now has prominent placement in Apple’s otherwise inadequate maps app–a necessary feature that the Google Dream Team failed to deliver.

The Atlantic takes a look at the digital preservation of our very own Mission Dolores:

As operations director for CyArk, an Oakland-based nonprofit, Lee deals in lofty goals: Her organization seeks to preserve cultural heritage sites through collecting, archiving and providing open access to data gleaned via laser scanning and digital modeling. Investors in the Bay Area were willing to back the project, but it had to begin in San Francisco.

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