Twenty years ago, Dan Shapiro graduated from college and moved to Redmond to start a job at Microsoft. His goal? To work there for a couple years, then move back to Oregon and go to law school. Four successful Seattle startups later — one of which, Glowforge, had the biggest 30-day crowdfunding campaign in history […]
When an acquaintance recommended that my boyfriend and I join our local Buy Nothing Facebook group, where my neighbors give and receive free food, furniture, and tickets to events, I was skeptical. Did I really want to let those awkward, hurried exchanges extend into my online life?