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.

Notes on the New Yorker’s Top One Hundred Lists of All Time

Interesting: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are #7 on The New Yorker’s Top One Hundred Lists of All Time. Perhaps missed, the Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, also known as the Radiant Sutras, 112 Tantra Yoga Teachings for Opening to the Divine in Everyday...

/ December 27, 2012

Hala Khouri’s Yoga for Trauma Workshop in Seattle

Hala Khouri is holding a three day workshop in Seattle, register early to reserve your spot: The focus of this training is on understanding the physiology of trauma and how it shows up in the body. The majority of people...

/ December 23, 2012

Alex Honnold 3.0 – Free Climbing Yosemite (Banff International Film Festival) and Moonlight Buttress

I’m pretty sure most of the audience at last night’s showing of the Banff International Film Festival in Seattle could barely stand to watch Alex Honnold’s 24 hour, mostly free solo climb of Mt. Watkins, El Capitan and Half Dome...

/ November 29, 2012

Good Activism Breaks Law

Update: The Stranger published a shorter version of this on August  15. Last week, The Stranger called Initiative 103 “an unconstitutional waste of time,” but constitutionality isn’t the right benchmark to measure social change efforts. In 1873, after suffragist Susan...

/ August 5, 2012

How Phonebook Companies Are Wasting Seattle Taxpayers’ Money

Thud… Thud… Thud! That’s the sound of phonebooks you opted out from landing on your porch in the near future if Seattle loses a lawsuit brought by phonebook publishers. The case is a perfect example of big business using “corporate personhood”...

/ July 11, 2012

Assaulted and Bullied by Q13 Fox’s James Lynch and his Cameraman at Westlake Park

Update: None of my calls from Q13 Fox have been returned. Coincidentally, I’ve since learned that its last news director resigned over failing to turn over video of police brutality. This may be an indication of the prevailing corporate culture over...

/ June 15, 2012

Why a Free and Open Internet Matters in Seattle

Effective July 1st, Qwest and Comcast subscribers will have to pay an additional fee to stream Netflix movies and they will no longer be able to make calls with Skype. Actually, we’re making that up, but that’s what could happen...

/ June 11, 2012