March 5th, 2009

Silicon Florist’s link arrangement for March 5

Sustainability is next for SAO’s Mathews – Silicon Forest

Mike Rogoway writes “Talked to Harvey Mathews this afternoon for the first time since he quit the Software Association of Oregon a week ago. My first question to him was: What now? ‘I’ve just been really fascinated with this intersection between technology and sustainability, and I think that’s what I’ll pursue, on a contract basis, for a while,’ Mathews said.”

(tags: portland oregon harveymathews sao harvmarv rogoway siliconforest news technology tech sustainability)

Live [insert something here] at The Square | OurPDX

Via OurPDX “KGW is debuting its Studio on the Square this week with celebrations on Friday and an open house on Saturday. The Studio on the Square is KGW’s new HD studio in the former Powell’s Travel bookstore space in Pioneer Courthouse Square. The studio has been built with the reporters sitting with windows at their back, showcasing what is going on out on the square. From a viewer’s perspective, we get to watch both the news and something extra (if it happens.) It’s Portland’s own Today show.”

(tags: portland oregon dieselboi thesquare ourpdx news)

Amid Portland push, Voyager brings on new partner – Silicon Forest

Mike Rogoway writes “Voyager already has three Oregon companies in its portfolio, two of which — Elemental Technologies and AboutUs — won their funding in the second half of last year. Voyager remains focused on our state (its partners will be meeting with two, unnamed, companies here later this month), and has strongly hinted that it expects another Oregon investment during the first half of ’09.”

(tags: portland oregon voyager vc investments funding rogoway siliconforest oregonian)

Introducing ChangeTracker: Tracking Change in Washington – ProPublica

Via Versionista “ProPublica, a non-profit investigative journalism newsroom, now offers ChangeTracker, a service which lets visitors view the most recent changes to (and several other government sites). This service uses Versionista as a back-end. You can even ‘steal their code’ to create your own custom RSS for Versionista.”

(tags: portland oregon versionista changetracker propublica whitehouse rss obama tracking politics government)

Gnomedex 9.0 at Bell Harbor International Conference Center (Thursday August 20, 2009) – Upcoming

The Technology Conference of Inspiration and Influence! [Editor's note: And well worth the trip up from the Silicon Forest.]

(tags: seattle washington gnomedex events)

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