Tag Archives: Street Science

Street Science: Decoding Local Dialysis Data

Is there something better to do on a slow afternoon than troll through Pro Publica’s data sets? No reported tainted drywall, in California or the Mission. My doctor hasn’t taken any drug company money — at least not according to the settlement information obtained from Pfizer, Glaxo Smith Kline, Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Novartis and Johnson & Johnson. Though there...

Street Science: The Poop on Your Sidewalk, Part I

Back when I had a roommate who had a car, someone used to poop behind it. It was good real estate for covert pooping – car on one side, fence on the other, and hard-packed dirt parking surface that (I imagine) perhaps made it feel more ecological and rustic than doing it in the neighbor’s asphalt driveway. It was hard...