Category Archives: Technology

Star Sighting: Neighbor Markus, Fresh from the Set of “Good Morning America”

Yesterday I walked into Harvest Hills Market  to buy some raspberries, and who did I see? Neighbor Markus! Of course, he’s Neighbor Markus to us. But to the rest of the world, he’s Markus Spiering, head of product at Flickr, … Continue reading

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Introducing Bernalwood… The Magazine

As our longtime readers know, Bernalwood is many things. It’s a glamour-soaked nickname for Bernal Heights, our fabulous neighborhood. Bernalwood is a blog. Bernalwood is a Flickr group. Bernalwood is a Twitter account. And now, Bernalwood is a magazine. Let me back up … Continue reading

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Bernal Heights Provides Non-Pornographic Demonstration of Vine, Twitter’s New Online Video Service

Vine is a new online video sharing service created by our friends at Twitter. It’s nifty little  service that makes it easy to create and share short, six-second videos that loop endlessly. In theory, that makes Vine an ideal tool … Continue reading

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Bernal Neighbors Create Hypnotic, Animated View of Bernal Heights

It’s 2013. At last. Finally. In Bernal Heights. Let’s ease into the new year with a nice web animation created by Neighbors Barbara and Mark. It lives on the About Us page of the website for AnimaCrackers, their Bernal-based animation … Continue reading

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Bernal Heights Gets High-Profile Cameos in New Google Maps and Flickr Apps

Right now, tens of millions of desperate Apple iPhone and iPad users are rushing to download the brand new, just-released Google Maps app for iOS. They are doing this because Apple Maps has some trust issues, which makes the arrival … Continue reading

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Bernal-Based Startup Offers Digital Alternative to Passive-Aggressive Parking Notes

Neighbor Regina wrote up this tasty little article about CurbTxt, a new service based in Bernal Heights that provides a high-tech — and vastly more neighborly — alternative to leaving passive-aggressive notes on parked cars: Blaring car alarms, forgotten headlights, … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Technology | 29 Comments

Star Sighting: Shuttle Endeavour Soars Over Bernal Heights

Well, that was rather epic, wasn’t it? When we told you yesterday that the pilot of the Boeing 747 carrying the Space Shuttle Endeavour would be thinking of Bernal Heights as he flew over San Francisco, we weren’t kidding. But … Continue reading

Posted in History, Photography, Science, Technology, Transportation | 21 Comments