Top 25 Silicon Florist posts for May 2009

I don’t know about you, but it seems that lately we’ve been flying through the content here at the ol’ Silicon Florist. Tons of stuff happening. Some of it good. Some of it bad.

I’m not egotistical enough to think that you’re hanging on every word I post here—except for you, Mom. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to round up the most popular stories that have been posted to Silicon Florist in May 2009.

Yes, yes. I realize it’s a self-reinforcing technique—the popular stories will get more popular because they’re highlighted. I get that. But just quit overthinking it and enjoy.

  1. Linus Torvalds slated to speak at inaugural LinuxCon
  2. Save CubeSpace
  3. Unfortunate news: Vidoop reports another layoff
  4. Portland Mayor Sam Adams talks open source, mobile, coworking, and the startup environment
  5. Save CubeSpace: Rounding up the conversations while we wait for more details
  6. Tell the Software Association of Oregon (SAO) where to go. Please.
  7. BIG Omaha: The big reason I’m sitting on the Silicon Prairie right now
  8. Calling all Silicon Forest startups: Chat with The Oregonian at noon today
  9. Portland’s Frenetic Friday: Get your rest because you’re crazy busy tomorrow
  10. Monetize content without ads? Contenture offers easy subscriber micropayments, freemium content
  11. REMINDER: Your side project or startup effing rocks
  12. BrowserMob’s cloud-based load testing hammers your site without hammering your wallet
  13. Hey Portland! How’s your whuffie? Don’t know? Tara Hunt may be able to help
  14. Platial on how social mapping will change the world
  15. Open Source Bridge announces final schedule
  16. Every tweet counts: Vote for WebVisions Webvisionary People’s Choice Award
  17. July Lunch 2.0 hosted by Pacific Real Estate Partners
  18. The Oregonian features a number of small Portland startups in “Tech Entrepreneurs Defy Recession”
  19. Lunch 2.0 at Webtrends
  20. Zapproved vies for Willamette Angel Conference crown as lone Web startup finalist
  21. REMINDER: Rumblefish at Portland Web Innovators tonight
  22. Awards night in the Pacific Northwest means nods for GadgetTrak, Jive
  23. How would you describe the Portland open source, Web, and mobile startup scene?
  24. WSJ: Portland continues to attract talent, despite stumbling economy
  25. So it goes: Vidoop is no more

In closing, is this type of listing something you’d like to see more often? Or should this only be a random occurrence? I’d love to hear your feedback.

(Image courtesy atul666. Used under Creative Commons.)

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