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Mapping profit and loss in San Francisco

48hills, 5/28/2014

Hidden Cash’s twitter bio calls this strange, performative philanthropy “an anonymous social experiment for good.” It’s a description I can’t help but deconstruct. Whether he will maintain anonymity is an open question (he’s certainly providing potential doxxers with a lot of access and clues). What question this experiment is posing is entirely unclear (is there any doubt that people will look for money if they’re told where it is?). And whether this is “for good?” The supposed virtue of this exercise does not stand up to scrutiny.