April 11th, 2008
Silicon Florist’s links arrangement for April 12, 2008
Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.
And the map geeking continues. DailyWireless notes that the Portland transit system has been added to Google Transit Maps. “If your results include a button for ‘Take Public Transit,’ Google Transit will spell out directions to the closest station or bus stop, including schedule information.”
Michael Sigler of Jive Software tweets a kudo to the team based on feedback from CNN.
Allen Stern writes, that of Angel funded deals, “Out of 10 deals: 5 will go out of business, 2 will return what the Angel put in, 2 will return 3x, and 1 must return 30x.” Some great insight for those of you seeking funding.
EllisLab just moved this blog post back up to the top of its postings, so I’m assuming that the “Code Mechanic” and “Senior Technical Support Specialist” are still open.
At this year’s InnoTech conference (next Wednesday and Thursday at the Oregon Convention Center), Portland Mayor Tom Potter will present the third annual Mayor’s Technology Award to Ward Cunningham.
Marshall Kirkpatrick writes “I was feeling frustrated yesterday when switching from one feed reader to another on a new computer. Then I remembered how wonderful RSS really is – and I decided to write this post. I hope you’ll find it interesting and useful.”
Bram Pitoyo writes “Lunch 2.0 was, in my opinion, one of the best places to talk with people who may not necessarily work in your industry, but who share the same passion about technology, and thus can provide catalysts for generation of new ideas and solutions. You’ll meet old friends or new colleagues, catch up and learn a few things about them, and then, through the conversation that happens, inspire you to better yourself or explore new ideas.”