May 2014

Posted on May 17, 2014 by Jeff Reifman

The Controversy Over My Cutoff Essay

Update: Please read Shining Light on Internet Rage. There’s also now: How to Respond to Internet Rage (Observer) and Here’s How We Can Change Online Commenting Once and for All (Observer). Original Post: I’ve posted a brief response to the controversy over Shining Light On Cutoff Culture.

Posted on May 12, 2014 by Jeff Reifman

You’ve got Male: Amazon’s Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene

Update: Pledge your support to Zoe and the Amazocalypse E-book at Kickstarter! Update: There’s now a sequel on Seattle dating, “Peepless in Seattle: Dating, Friendship, and the Seattle Freeze.“ Also, summary of the media coverage from the original post. The gender imbalance in San Francisco is so bad that a startup recently proposed flying women in from Read More

Posted on May 5, 2014 by Jeff Reifman

It’s Time for a Populist Culture War on Corruption

The latest attack on net neutrality provides a perfect opportunity to reassess the operating integrity of our government and the effectiveness of our well-worn responses. Over the past week, I’ve seen requests to sign petitions, requests to call my representatives and requests to donate to relevant organizations to continue their work within the system. But, what if Read More