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.

Canary Scams Consumers, Disabling Devices Without Subscriptions

On September 5th, a realtor showing my condo stole a few personal items. Certainly, I’d taken precautions securing valuables, but it’s difficult to do everyday on an ongoing basis. This also happened to be the day that my Canary security...

/ October 16, 2017
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The 2018 Elections Will Likely Be Stolen

After writing 20 Ways the 2018 Elections Will Be Stolen, it became clear that the government control Republicans hold today is already illegitimate, based on a legacy of cheating and gaming elections and racism. I did not previously understand the...

/ October 12, 2017

Speaking with CBC Calgary EyeOpener about Amazon HQ2

Interested in Amazon HQ2’s impact on your city, listen to my chat with David Gray of the CBC Calgary EyeOpener which aired September 27th, 2017 (jump to 6m 40s). To learn more about Amazon’s first headquarters’ impact on Seattle, check...

/ September 27, 2017
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Let Other Cities Fight Over Amazon HQ2

Seattle resident says let other cities fight over Amazon HQ2. Amazon will change your city in ways you've never considered.

/ September 26, 2017
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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