Silicon Florist’s links arrangement for December 30

OpenID & SAO Election Results

Via the Vidoop blog “The OpenID Foundation just announced the results of the annual board elections and two of Vidoop’s employees voted in: Chris Messina and Scott Kveton. Chris was elected to a two year term and Scott a one year term. In addition to the OpenID Foundation elections, Scott Kveton has just joined the Board of Directors for the Software Association of Oregon for the 2009 term.”

Tallying tech layoffs at year’s end – Silicon Forest

Mike Rogoway writes “Through November, Oregon’s high-tech employment was down 2,400 jobs from a year earlier. That decline, 4.1 percent, is the sector’s steepest fall since February 2004. Here’s a look back at who took the hits.”

Beer and Blog St Louis

Beer and Blog expands to another city known for its beer, St. Louis, Missouri.