Archive for category: Technology

@PortlandRain Storms Twitter

December 12, 2008 at 11:02 am Portland, Technology

When I first saw @PortlandRain I was skeptical. I thought it was some sort of Twitter marketing ploy by one of the firms in town that specializes in Social Media Marketing. But the more I’ve followed @PortlandRain the more I’ve realized that it’s not marketer, but some sort of artist or poet using Twitter as […]

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A Little Historical Perspective on Portland Tech

December 5, 2008 at 10:55 am Technology

I was fortunate enough to catch Bram Pitoyo‘s live broadcast of the Portland Web Innovators meeting. While I enjoyed watching Rick Turoczy give an effective ‘State of the Portland Tech Union Address‘ I couldn’t help but think back to another point in Portland’s Tech History. Back in 1995, Portland was abuzz with the Internet. Since […]

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What I Learned From WordCamp Portland

September 28, 2008 at 10:49 am Technology

I’ve lived in Portland for 15 years and in that time I’ve seen tremendous change and growth in the Portland internet community. The Portland tech community has gone from early seedling groups like Lenny Charnoff’s Netogether and Mike Pritchard’s Internet Entrepreneurs Association to full blown, large scale, sold out events like Ignite Portland and WordCamp […]

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