Now, granted, this isn’t a tech article per se. But let’s be serious. Comic books and geeks? They go hand in hand. And being helpful and Portland tech types? Also a fairly common combination. So I thought I would step away from startup stuff for just a second and give you details on some comic booking for a good cause this weekend. Read More
If you’re on the Web, here’s hoping that you—at one point or another—have had the pleasure of being exposed to xkcd, “a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.” Long story short, it’s sheer awesomeness. Especially if you’re a geek.
So making it into xkcd—even completely tangentially—is a bit of a coup. And a geek rite of passage.
Well, congrats to you, my friend. You’ve reached the pinnacle of geekdom by being included in an xkcd comic. Well, sort of. Read More
It’s no secret that part of the magic of this generation of Web startups is the whole social aspect of what’s happening. And while, no doubt, that’s a big component of what we see occurring, there’s something more important that’s often overlooked: enabling.
Web 2.0 is all about enabling. Enabling you to do things that would be practically impossible without the technology. Things like enabling you to find what you want when you want it. Enabling you to broadcast your opinion to the world, quickly and easily. And enabling you to do things like build comics and release Kindle books. Read More