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What Portland’s Fire Can Teach Us About Our Society and Our...

"There's nothing fundamentally wrong with people. Given a story to enact that puts them in accord with the world, they will live in accord...
"Like a Vision" Mr Thoms

Yes, the internet is real. And your usage of it is altering society.

The internet: the collective thoughts of a species. The word, Kotodama, is a Japanese word that roughly translates to "the spirit or the power of language." It is the belief...

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...