Author: Jeff Reifman

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Posted on July 20, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

Actually, It is Guns, Not Ideology

After the truck attack in Nice, France, radio host Joe Walsh tweeted, “Not a gun. Not a bomb. This was a truck. 2-3 minutes. As of now over 80 dead. Please understand now. It’s not the weapon. It’s the ideology.” This got me into a Twitter argument with a friend who wrote, “Rules against guns Read More

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Posted on July 15, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

Has Seattle Lost Its Sense of Humor? Or, Does Amazocalypse Suck?

Zoe and the Amazocalypse have been covered in three major Seattle news outlets (Geekwire, Seattle PI and The Stranger) and one major Internet news site (Slashdot), but there’s been minimal interest and sparse sharing and pledging. After yesterday’s slog post, only twelve readers actually bothered to visit our Kickstarter page … twelve. Local journalists thought Read More

Posted on July 14, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

My Experience with Netgear Customer Support for CM500 Modem

For curious reasons I’ll be blogging about soon, I was to told to call Comcast to open up a few UDP ports. Comcast refused to offer any assistance saying the problem was with my router or my cable modem. I asked to speak to a supervisor and was hung up on. That’s Comcast, that’s just Read More

Posted on July 10, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

Avoid Travel with Aum Adventures

My Experience Traveling to India with Aum Adventures Last December, I traveled to India for my second visit, this time with Aum Adventures. Based on my experience, I want to warn others about the likelihood of problems traveling through this agency. In fact, a head injury I suffered on the trip led to six emergency room visits Read More

Posted on July 9, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

An Interesting Occurrence of a Small Production PHP Bug

Recently, I created a bug at Meeting Planner which took some time to track down. Everything worked on my local development environment, but adding dates and times and places and making meeting choices failed on the live production server. Ultimately, it was this code change: const TIMELAPSE = (3*60); // three minutes I’d recently changed Read More

Posted on June 29, 2016 by Jeff Reifman

Heartwarming Megan Marie Myers Show at JoLa Cafe – Portland

If you’re in Portland, consider taking your children to the heartwarmingly beautiful show by localish artist Megan Marie Myers at the JoLa Cafe through July 22, 2016. As soon as you walk into JoLa, you’re touched by large format originals and framed prints of Megan’s nature scenes with children. There are girls with foxes, moose, Read More

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