May 3rd, 2010

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for April 2010

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for April 2010

Well, April kind of sped by didn’t it? It’s already May and we’re well on our way into conference season. But it’s not too early to get a little nostalgic about all the cool stuff that happened last month, is it? No. It’s not.

What did you and your peers think were the most important stories? You might be surprised. Here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for April 2010.

  1. What down economy? Five Portland startups looking to hire developers and technical talent
  2. Portland pitch day: April 22 pitch True Ventures or Funding Universe CrowdPitch (Better yet, pitch both)
  3. Portland, open data, and CivicApps: 101 open datasets for your geeking pleasure
  4. Barley, hops, and Google Fiber: Beer and Blog Portland offers Google wooing nectar Gigabit IPA tonight
  5. In Portland, people are primarily positive about the Apple iPad
  6. Geeks aren’t necessarily known for their people skills. Until now. Thanks to Oregon Training Network.
  7. Startup, open source, and/or independent tech folks: Enlighten the City of Portland and Portland Development Commission (PDC) about your world. Please?
  8. memePDX 031: Jobs in Portland, iPad arrives, Geomena API, Google Buzz, iPhone OS 4.0, and Foursquare
  9. I know what you did this summer: Filling your calendar with big Portland tech events
  10. In Portland, every day is Foursquare day. But April 16? It’s a swarm for the official Portland Foursquare Day.

Need more tech top 10 goodness? Then don’t miss Mike Rogoway’s (@rogoway) April round-up from the Silicon Forest blog.

(Image courtesy RowdyKittens. Used under Creative Commons.)

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