Here's a round-up of recent articles that the staff of the SFPL Magazines and Newspapers Center are reading. Access options for the articles are linked through the library's subscriptions–use your library card to read for free.
Wall Street Journal, 2023, Nov 03
An interesting and amusing inside look at the spectacle of the Bankman-Fried trial.
For any die-hard San Francisco voter, the name Ben Rosenfield is one you've seen on many a ballot over the years. This article pays tribute to his City budget wizardry, and wide-ranging respect.
New Yorker, 2023, Oct 23
Long-form piece probing the topics us locals have been following on a daily basis for several years.
WIRED, 2023, Nov
Long-form piece profiling one Ursus Magana, a TikTok talent manager who seems to have decoded the algorithm. In addition to explaining how TikTok works, the author of this article trains an observant eye on Magana's heritage and upbringing, making it a sort of ethnographic study as well as a tech tell-all.