Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 23, 2015

Tom Henderson — Math Punk

Tom Henderson

For most of us, just hearing the word “math” spikes our blood pressure and fills us with fear and anxiety. This is not the case for Tom Henderson (a.k.a. the Math Punk), however, who has made mathematics his vocation and … Continue reading

February 19, 2015

Ivo Lukas — Be Different and Make a Difference

Ivo Lukas

“Be different and make a difference” is how Ivo Lukas describes her decision to follow her dream and embark on her entrepreneurial journey. Having worked in many industries for over 18 years, Ivo has overcome many challenges to establish herself … Continue reading

February 14, 2015

Laura Peterson — Unsung Hero of Compassion

Laura Peterson

If you have ever been a parent, you probably remember that feeling of near-terror the first time you brought your baby home from the hospital, that panicky sense of being woefully ill-equipped for the most important task you’ll ever face: … Continue reading

February 11, 2015

Anton Cobb Wants Your Lunch Money


Director Park is a popular spot in downtown Portland to take a break during your workday. With lots of restaurants in the area, and a food cart pod just a few blocks away, it’s a great place to grab a … Continue reading

February 07, 2015

Revolution Hall: Unique Geometry and Crafting Sound

Historic photo of GWHS

TED talks, at their best, are meant to inspire. To make people question the norm or dive deep into creative possibilities. And some talks may even spark an intense revolution of thinking. So what better place to host TEDxMtHood 2015 … Continue reading

February 05, 2015

Tom Shrimpton — Converting Electronic Data into Another Form

Format-Transforming Encryption

In this day and age, it would be a challenge to find someone who hasn’t heard of the internet. Some of us are quite savvy, some of us are functional, and some of us feel we couldn’t live without it. … Continue reading

February 01, 2015

Dan Carlin: Share Your Voice In Democratized Media

Dan Carlin

To better understand Dan Carlin, consider the “pause” button. When listening to music or watching a video, that’s what is pressed to put things on hold temporarily. We fully intend to return to what we were doing, but for a … Continue reading