Month: November 2009

Get less with Silicon Florist curated content

So if you’re into keeping track of what’s happening but you can’t dedicate your life to it, sign up for Silicon Florist curated content and bring some happiness back to your inbox—and likely, your life.

So you like the Portland tech scene, but you don’t obsess over it. You want to stay up-to-date with what’s happening, but your Google Reader count hasn’t dropped below 1000+ in ages. And no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to remember which big event is which week and where.

Sound familiar? If so, you—like thousands of others—are likely suffering from fire-hose fatigue. I mean, that real-time Web thing isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, is it? But now, there’s hope with Silicon Florist curated content. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for October 2009

Well, whatever your interpretation of the passage of time, I thought it would be interesting to share the Silicon Florist posts that attracted the most attention in October.

Well, that was fast. Seems like October just flew by, doesn’t it? No? Well, whatever your interpretation of the passage of time, I thought it would be interesting to share the Silicon Florist posts that attracted the most attention in October.

So let’s do that shall we? Here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for October 2009. Read More

Foodgeeks gets more social about geeking out over recipes

And while the site had been running of its own volition, a recent mishap inspired Ryan to begin redesigning and restructuring the site. Today, that work resulted in the launch of a brand new Foodgeeks.

[HTML2]Many of you know Ryan Snyder as one of the folks behind Shizzow, the Portland-based location-sharing app. But what you may not know is that before Shizzow—way, way before, in fact—he was the guy behind Foodgeeks, a popular site designed to help folks share, rate, and generally geek out about recipes and food.

And while the site had been running of its own volition, a recent mishap inspired Ryan to begin redesigning and restructuring the site. Today, that work resulted in the launch of a brand new Foodgeeks. Read More

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