San Francisco came in no. 2 in the 'smartest cities in America' survey on CNN; Einstein laments the decline of Gotham's intellectual horspower (above)
New York came in number 19, surprisingly. Seattle was number one either because of
(1) the towering intellects of legions of Microsofties or (2) highest per capita Java consumption, which as you may recall, causes the brain to 'oscillate' at up to 332% of normal, that is, an oscillation between two components of the neurotransmitter function giving the Seattlites greater 'bandwidth' (really).
Here is the rest of the Top 20.