Category: Links

Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Screencast: Welcome to AboutUs

As another step towards making available great help resources for wiki editors and vistors, we have created our first screencast, called Welcome to AboutUs. Over the next few weeks, we plan to create many more screencasts, to compliment all of the existing help information. We would love your comments both on this screencast and on which topics you think we ought to be covering first as we develop more.

VanPortlander: Portland Mobile Newspapers

For the past several months I’ve used a Blackberry to read a lot of content during my commute. One thing that has become apparent is that local newspaper websites aren’t created equal when viewed from a mobile device – some work just fine and some downright suck.

OregonStartups.com News: Startup Weekend Coming to Portland

May 24-26 is Startup Weekend Portland. So what is Startup Weekend? Startup Weekend recruits a highly motivated group of small business entrepreneurs to build a community and company in a weekend.

Reminder: The Big Idea Bash, Wednesday, January 30, 2008

To start out the year with a bang, Credit Suisse, manager of the Oregon Investment Fund, invites you to meet and exchange big business ideas with entrepreneurs and investors. Enjoy drinks and food on us while initiating conversations with some of the brightest business minds in the Northwest. Now is the time to make partnerships and grow your business. It’s set to be the business event of the year.

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Software Association of Oregon Social Network

The Software Association of Oregon is clearly going through some changes. And this is just one example: a social network built on Ning. Looking forward to seeing more from them.

IT Conversations: Scott Kveton

OpenIDDevCamp was a gathering to develop web-based applications that use OpenID. Scott joined Phil to discus the event as well as the OpenID concept. He talked about the structure of the camp as well as the background of OpenID, including such topics as OpenID usability and best practices, data portability, and the OpenID 2.0 specification.

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Oregon Public Broadcasting shows you how to talk down to your community

The guidance from OPB on how to participate in their online community is exceptionally effective at controlling the comments—by being so condescending that it stifles any conversation whatsoever. Hey OPB! If you don’t want to manage a Web community, don’t manage a community. That will give you more time to concentrate on “making radio” or annoying me with your fund-driving requests.

SEMpdx Searchfest 08 Mini-Interview: Janet Johnson (O’Johnson Partners)

Janet will be speaking on the “Marketing 2.0 Issues: Online Reputation Management, the dark side of SMM” panel at Searchfest which will take place on March 10th, 2008 at the Portland Zoo.

Scott Kveton · High-bandwidth Twitter Tools

I follow 702 people and its a lot of information to process. Raven Zachary asked me the criteria I use to follow people. It’s pretty simple; if you’re interesting and I’ve found you, I let serendipity reign and follow. I’ve also very recently taken to following every person I can find in Portland, OR (more on that in a moment).

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Join fellow Portland bloggers helping other bloggers over beers at Beer and Blog

Portland bloggers helping bloggers over beers. What could be more Portland than that?

Bay-area employees have “Lizard Eye”

Portland’s Sam Lawrence, Chief Marketing Officer at Jive Software, compares working in Silicon Valley to working in Portland, to wit: “Having lived and worked in both San Francisco and Portland, and I can tell you that building a company outside the silicon Petri dish has been one of the best experiences of my career.”

ORblogs and PayPerPost

ORblogs, one of the most popular aggregators of local blogs, has decided to remove pay-per-post bloggers from their directory.

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Yahoo! Support of OpenID brings us to 368 million

In case you’ve been living under a rock, Yahoo! has announced support for OpenID. See what Portland OpenID provider JanRain has to say about the news.

Jive Talks: Eye poppin’ ROI stat

Dave Hersh, CEO of Portland-based Jive Software, reveals that Jive customers have found that “40% of people who joined their community switched to their product in less than a year.”

VanPortlander: Announces “Another Portland Blog”

Power blogger, Twitter type, and Flickr photog from our neighbor to the north, Aaron Hockley, reveals, “Tonight Brandon over at Welcome to Blog announced he’s changing sites, and will now be known as anotherportlandblog.com – which has got to be one of the most honest domain names out there.”

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

 

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Portland in a word

As part of building out pulseofpdx.com, a conversation stream of Portland folks on Twitter, Scott Kveton is looking to capture the essence of Portland… in under 140 characters. Can you help?

100th member registers for PortlandSmallBusiness.com

Portland Small Business, the local social networking site for, well, Portland’s small businesses, has announced that they have hit triple digits in terms of registered users. Now, they’re looking to increase participation.

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

 

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Happy Hour with the Metrobloggers

It’s once again your chance to meet up with the Portland Metrobloggers. On January 23 beginning at 5:30pm, you’ll find them at The Chesterfield. This is a great opportunity to meet some of the most well read bloggers in town.

Ignite Portland: Presentation Proposals due January 15 (that’s tomorrow)

Just one last reminder that, if you want to present at Ignite Portland, you need to submit you talk precis (not the entire presentation, just the concept) by January 15.

Vote for Portland Startup Weekend

Unlike typical codefest weekends, Startup Weekend is designed to build an ENTIRE company in less than 54 hours. If you’d like to see something like this happen in Portland, or even if you just think it sounds like an interesting idea, why not cast a vote?

 

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Power of PDX Twitterverse

More Twitter love from Portland. Scott Kveton shows the dynamics of Twitter in action over the topic of (what else?) bacon.

Green Lite Motors wins Round 3 of OEN’s Seed Oregon.

Here’s the latest on the Seed Oregon competition. As an aside, I’m really looking forward to a time when ALL startups pick up the Web 2.0 practice of launching a site and a blog prior to releasing a product. It would be great to follow these companies from the beginning. Unfortunately, for now, that remains only a hope.

CandyBar 3 upgrade released

Portland-based Panic, makers of beautiful and useful Mac software, are on an upgrade tear. First Transmit, now CandyBar.

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Silicon Florist’s links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found recently, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Times Square rocked during New Years Eve with partyStrands!

For New Year’s Eve 2007, MTV used Corvallis-based MyStrands partyStrands to allow Times Square folks to interact with the jumbotron. Here’s a recap (includes photos).

Transmit 3

Portland-based Panic, makers of beautiful and highly functional software for the Mac, have released the latest version of their elegant FTP software, Transmit 3.6.4.

Want to Learn about OpenID?

Portland-based OpenID proponents JanRain has gathered a useful collection of links to help get you up to speed on OpenID.

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Silicon Florist’s weekly links arrangement

Sometimes, a link says more than I could ever say. Here are some fragrant little buds I’ve found this week, courtesy of ma.gnolia.

Five Ways You Can Fall in Love With Tagging Again

Five Ways You Can Fall in Love With Tagging Again

Portland’s own Marshall Kirkpatrick had a great write up on tagging that inspired me to add the collection of links you’re currently reading. Now, thanks to Marshall, you can look forward to these Silicon-Forest-related links on a weekly basis.

Planet PDX

Planet PDX

My FeedBurner traffic reports pointed me to this little gem. It’s an aggregator of a number of Portland technology blogs created by Audrey Eschright.

Angel Oregon early bird registration closes January 4

Angel Oregon early bird registration closes January 4

Looking to compete in Angel Oregon? Cash in on the early bird discount by submitting your application before 5 PM, January 4th.

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