Shauna Ahern poses for a portrait on Thursday, January 24, 2019, on Vashon Island.
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Shauna Ahern poses for a portrait on Thursday, January 24, 2019, on Vashon Island.
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Through success and secrets, learning that you are Enough

A local cookbook author turns to essays. The increasingly fragmented internet. Tech in the ancient world. And you wanted to know: why is Seattle dating so terrible?

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Shauna Ahern, Enough

Imagine if you could divest yourself from shame? What might being a gluten-free chef have to do with that process? Shauna Ahern is a Vashon Island cookbook author, and the blogger behind the James Beard award-winning Gluten Free Girl and the Chef. Her new book of essays is called Enough. She spoke with Marcie Sillman about the demons she had to exorcise.

How privacy regulation has fragmented the internet

When you do an online search, you’re not looking at one world wide web anymore. Your experience in Paris, New York, and Beijing will be completely different. We’ve broken the internet in the name of privacy, says Seattle University Law’s Steve Tapia. Here’s what that might mean for you.

Sarah Stroup, STEM(M) in the Ancient World

Sarah Stroup is a Classics professor at the University of Washington, and teaches a class called STEM in the Ancient World. She says that ancient Mediterranean societies might not have been that impressed with today’s technological advancements – we might not be as far ahead of them as we think.

SoundQs: Why is Seattle dating so bad?

For the second year in a row, Seattle is the worst American city to date in. That’s according to a podcast called The Great Love Debate. But what do actual Seattleites think? KUOW’s SoundQs team went to find out.