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TEDxPortland: A City Determined to Lead a Global Movement

Carl Jung coined the term synchronicity in the 1920s, defining the concept as a “meaningful coincidence.” And as I immersed myself in TEDx Portland’s...
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What does it mean to be human?

A web-challenge recently posed the following questions to anyone who was willing to listen: 1.) What does being human mean to you? 2.) When have you...

TechFestNW: Portland’s claim to belong in the global tech community

Tech Fest NW just celebrated its sixth year in Portland this week, and its message was loud and clear: tech in Portland is here...

Can the blockchain fix our broken society?

Democracy, from the Greek Dēmokratía, translates literally to "rule of the commoners".  A quick look around America will tell you this is far from the system we...

Bad Parenting: How we damage our children through guidance

“Little children, from the moment they are weaned, are making their way toward independence.” ― Maria Montessori Study after study has shown that the most well-adjusted,...