All posts by Jeff Reifman

Jeff is a technology consultant based in the Pacific Northwest. Check out Portland Wild, a visual map-driven guide to Portland's public art, its Heritage Trees and its Little Free Libraries.

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Stop Watching the News, Despise All Propaganda and Resist Manufactured Consent

Listen to Morrissey on propaganda and watch this wonderful animation of Manufactured Consent.

/ March 13, 2019
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Possible Type D Killer Whale

Scientists have video of an elusive, potentially new species of Orca, the Type D Killer Whale

/ March 13, 2019

IRS Free File Provides Free Tax Software for Most Americans

70 Percent of Taxpayers Qualify for IRS Free File If you have an adjusted gross income that’s less than $66,000, you are eligible to use IRS Free File and gain access to free tax filing software from major vendors. The...

/ March 13, 2019
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Bezos as Gollum

Kyle Wash depicts Jeff Bezos as Gollum in this CNBC report, “How the epic ‘Lord of the Rings’ deal explains Amazon’s slow-burning media strategy“ Via John Ryan

/ March 10, 2019

Jeff Bezos: Wanted for the Death of Culture and Diversity

I loved this #BezosShithead badge posted in Seattle (beside an Amazon locker). He’s an incredible capitalist success story, super intelligent and vicious when it comes to tax minimization and careless about its impacts. We live in a democracy where we...

/ March 10, 2019
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Carol Brown Just Took the Bus Out of Town

After listening to parts of the Flight of the Conchord’s Live special from London, I’m having trouble getting “Carol Brown just took the Bus Out of Town” out of my head. The video from their series is quite funny and...

/ February 19, 2019

Breakfast Club Dance Scene

Apparently it was Molly Ringwald’s birthday, which reminded me to check out the Breakfast Club dance scene.

/ February 18, 2019