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Seattle Landlord Doubles Rent to Force Out Tenants

In Massive rent hikes, remodel renders Lake Union building ‘uninhabitable’, Daniel DeMay reports on a landlord that has increased rent 121 percent — from $1,985 to $4,387, and performed remodeling without a permit in a purposely obstructive way to force out tenants....

/ May 3, 2017

With Amazon, Men Outnumber Women in Washington State

Update: The Seattle Police Department statistics for CY2016 are complete. There were 169 reported rapes in Seattle in 2016, up from 108 in 2015. That’s an increase of 56.5%. Last week, Amazon announced enormous pre-Trump hiring plans and it mentioned...

/ January 14, 2017

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...

/ July 10, 2016
Digital Ocean Referral Program

My Digital Ocean Affiliate Program Experience

With the Digital Ocean affiliate program, I've helped sign up more than 2,387 new customers and earned nearly $7,000. Learn more about their referral program.

/ May 19, 2016

Seattle News is Gruesome Lately

The news in Seattle is Gruesome lately. Today’s front page at the Seattle Times included the following headlines we really never want to see ever (and definitely not on the same day): Body parts found in a recycling bin were those...

/ April 12, 2016

Amazon’s Terrible on Diversity (The Seattle Times is Wrong)

While I greatly appreciate Nina Shapiro’s front page story on Amazon’s impacts on The Seattle Times, I disagree with her coverage of the company’s impact on Seattle diversity; in fact, her reporting contradicts two other statistical reports from The Times’ Gene...

/ August 6, 2015

Preparing Your Digital Afterlife

Are you prepared for your digital afterlife? Can you host your website after death?

/ May 15, 2015