I remember being shocked by the hordes of homeless people in Berkeley and San Francisco the first time I visited the Bay Area in 1981 and then when I came there for school in 1987. By the time I came back in the 1997 I was prepared for it. I left for good in 1999 and I understand it has changed massively since then, but are there really more homeless people? Is it because of tech? Who were all the numerous homeless people there before?

Linguist, philosopher, lover of history, wordhound, 21 year New Yorker, searching for meaning in the universe

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