All posts by Jeff Reifman

Jeff is a technology consultant based in the Pacific Northwest. Try scheduling a meeting with his new startup Meeting Planner (https://meetingplanner.io), simpler, faster scheduling for work or play and read his series about building it). Follow @reifman on Twitter.

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My PHP Programming Interview with Cloudways

Recently, managed cloud hosting platform Cloudways interviewed me about my path in PHP programming and software development on the way to launching Meeting Planner. They asked me about how I started programming: I began programming in basic when I was...

/ September 20, 2017
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Single-Issue Activism Less Effective Against This Republican Party

Single-issue activism may not be effective in the current Republican era. Our election system is being attacked and our democracy is very sick. To build a new American democracy, we activists must change our tactics.

/ September 9, 2017
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Beautiful Exploratory Pieces by Dane Eisenbart

At Albina Press Coffeehouse for possibly a short remaining amount of time, go check out Dane Eisenbart’s show of paintings. They are imaginary, simultaneously worldly and otherworldly, dreamlike and usually thoughtful or playful, or both. Ex Ovum The Meadow Sundial...

/ August 18, 2017
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Find the Best Time Across Time Zones

If you frequently plan meetings and conference calls overseas, you’ve struggled to find the best time across time zones. While Meeting Planner automatically converts dates and times for each meeting participant, sometimes you just need to quickly see times across...

/ August 10, 2017

The Sharp End: A Climbing Podcast Recommendation

If you have the stomach for introspection about making mistakes and growing your skills (and don’t mind a bit of occasionally painful, life-threatening non-fiction), check out The Sharp End Podcast. Every few weeks, creator Ashley Saupe, talks to climbers et...

/ August 6, 2017

Townshend’s Mango Habanero Kombucha

I enjoy Kombucha and wish it was more widely available. The Townshend’s Mango Habanero is perfect for hot summer evenings.

/ August 2, 2017

Essayist: “…You Should Care About Other People”

I appreciated how Kayla Chadwick’s quote from her essay on compassion and politics rose above the fray to draw an insightful observation. I came across it via Twitter. When Ronald Reagan granted Rupert Murdock citizenship in ~1985 to purchase an...

/ July 28, 2017