Silicon Florist’s links arrangement for August 18

The Road Show To Gnomedex

Via the iterasi blog “Come join iterasi as we travel on a converted school bus from Portland’s verdant valley to the maritime climate of Seattle for Gnomedex, arguably the best geek event you will ever find. Check out our Facebook page for the full details.”

Geek Fair 2008! Portland, OR | Portland Octopus

Via Portland Octopus “On Saturday, August 23, Free Geek Community Technology Center will celebrate eight years of operation with a Street Party. Geek Fair 2008 Is a free event for all ages.”

Techpaulogy: Clearspace just took enterprise collaboration to a whole new level – hello 2.5

Suspend your disbelief about the fact that Paul Biggs needs to get out more as he states “I am so excited. Hunkered down here at the Jive HQ (Club Fed), our whole team has been cranking like never before. Engineering, Marketing, Product, Sales, you name it — everyone has been heads down building, testing, re-mixing, and giving feedback on our Clearspace platform.”

Twitter Sniffer for Brands at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

Dawn Foster writes “I’ve found that many of the Twitter search services are unreliable, and they return different results when searched. Even Twitter’s own search misses some tweets. This pipe currently combines three separate Twitter search engines into one result with duplicates filtered out and everything sorted by date.”

Portland Ignites Gnomedex at Josh Bancroft’s TinyScreenfuls.com

Josh Bancroft writes “The coolest thing about all of this? The idea for Ignite Portland was hatched at last year’s Gnomedex. They highlighted some of the previous evening’s Ignite Seattle talks, and I loved them. The energy and excitement were off the charts, and I immediately started thinking (and Twitter-ing) about how awesome it would be to do an Ignite event in Portland. Connections and plans were made, venues were filled to capacity, Legion of Tech was born, and the rest, as they say, is history.”
  1. Hahahaha, yes, I do need to get out. It’s like I’ve been in a cave for the past month… albeit a digital one. Watch out Portland, here I come (again)!

    Well, after Burning Man that is…

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