Category Archive for: ‘Seattle’

The New Ada’s Technical Books and Cafe in Seattle is Beautiful

Recently, Ada’s Technical Books opened a newly remodeled space with a wonderful cafe on 15th Street in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. It’s quite beautiful, light, airy and yummy food options. Each table in the cafe is actually its own artwork, with various scientifically-themed installations in a glass display. The New @adasbooks in #seattle's CapHill is beautifully executed. https://t.co/Nj3XgL1zkj — Jeff …

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Guess When BerthaDigsSR99 Will Be Past the Object?

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Jeanne Sather, Journalist and Outstanding Educator 1954 – 2013

I met Jeanne Sather in 2002 in her adult extension course in non-fiction writing at the University of Washington. She died of metastatic breast cancer last month. Over the years, she was both a teacher and a friend. She hated a lot of the euphemisms often used to describe people’s cancer – so I’ll try to avoid them here. However, …

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Off the Mat Advocacy Training in Seattle – with Seane Corn at Shakti Vinyasa

While it’s not on their website yet, I heard the Off the Mat Into the World is planning its awesome introspective yoga-based advocacy training April 9 – 13, 2014 in Seattle at Shakti Vinyasa in Ballard. More details when they are available.

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Kick the NSA and Google Out of Your Office with O.N.I.C.S.

The great folks where I cowork, Office Nomads, launched O.N.I.C.S. for intra-office delivery of appreciations, treats, love notes, kindnesses, invitations and other awesome things. That’s what they say – but it’s clearly a cleverly designed countermeasure against NSA & Google eavesdropping on our communications. Because the first rule about coworking at Office Nomads is that no one talks about coworking …

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Amazon’s Civic Apps Contest Disappears

This post was updated at 2 pm PST with Amazon response, cached contest documentation and prize amounts. Amazon has apparently “unlaunched” and postponed its $100,000+ Civic Apps Contest for AWS. Amazon AWS PR spokesperson Kerri Catallozzi wrote, “We accidentally pushed this out early, but please stay tuned for more information on this program later this year.” All entrants were to receive …

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Reading & Conversation with Marianne Elliott: former UN peacekeeper, yogi and author of Zen Under Fire

Zen Under Fire Reading & Conversation with Marianne Elliott: former UN peacekeeper, yogi and author of Zen Under Fire: How I Found Peace in the Midst of War When: Saturday 29 June: 2.30pm – 4 pm Where: Sutra Yoga / 1605 North 45th Street Website: http://marianne-elliott.com/ Buy the book: Zen Under Fire: How I Found Peace in the Midst of War In 2006 Marianne Elliott, a …

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