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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,...

How To Stay Happy and Sane in the World of Trump

  There's a lot of heavy shit happening right now, no matter what side of the socio-political spectrum you're on and no matter what country...

How to be a better activist and humanist

Stop giving into anger and vengeance. That's what got us here in the first place. This type of behavior is what you're fighting against....