Month: August 2012

Considering WordCamp Portland? Matt Mullenweg, the creator of WordPress, would love to see you there

I’ll have to admit, it kind of snuck up on us. But WordCamp Portland is this weekend. And today, something else snuck up on us: the fact that Matt Mullenweg, the creator of the popular blogging and site management platform, will be swinging by Portland to chat with attendees. Read More

Experience Portland: Some of the thinking behind MusicFestNW’s new tech conference, PDX

[Full disclosure: This is yet another one of my side projects. So please forgive any gushing. That said, hope to see you there. It’s going to be awesome.]

A few months back, I mentioned some folks had been discussing the potential for a tech event to be held in conjunction with MusicFestNW, the annual independent music festival that takes over the Portland club scene in early September. Read More

Another day, another awesome Portland Kickstarter project funded: GameDock for iOS devices

Admit it. There are days when you find the less than tactile surface of your capacitive touch screen a tad cold and unwelcoming. You long for the days—especially during gaming—when you had buttons to press and a controller to throw at the wall. Well, get ready to be happy. Read More

Livestream: Potential Portland mayors chat about the technology and startup scene, Monday morning

We’re drawing closer to election season. And this time around, entrepreneurs are a hotly contested constituency for the Portland mayoral candidates, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith. That’s why Elemental Technologies will bring the two candidates together for a debate about the startup scene—and of course they’ll be livestreaming it. Read More