Category: SiliconFlorist

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for April 2010

Here are the top 10 Silicon Florist posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for April 2010.

Well, April kind of sped by didn’t it? It’s already May and we’re well on our way into conference season. But it’s not too early to get a little nostalgic about all the cool stuff that happened last month, is it? No. It’s not.

What did you and your peers think were the most important stories? You might be surprised. Here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for April 2010. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for March 2010

Here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for March 2010.

Well March seemed to just fly by. But even as fast as it was, there were some really big stories coming out of Portland and the Silicon Forest.

But what did you think the most important stories were? You might be surprised. Here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for March 2010. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for January 2010

Here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for January 2010.

You know it’s a new year. And you know that the activity around the Portland startup scene seems to have suddenly come out of hibernation. But as that hubbub has been getting—thankfully—louder and louder, do you have any idea which Silicon Florist stories readers just like you found the most interesting?

Well, give me just a sec and you will. Read More

What does Silicon Florist 2009 look like?

(Feel free to read that headline in a mad Samuel L. Jackson voice. I do.)

It’s the end of the year. That lull between Christmas and New Year’s Day. And as such, I’ve given the expansive staff at Silicon Florist time to go home and be with their families and friends.

That’s just how I roll. Read More

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

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for September 2009

As we wrap up the summer and move into fall, things are starting to pick up here again in the Silicon Forest. Lots of startups doing lots of cool things—even the City of Portland is doing cool things with open source.

But what did you—the folks reading Silicon Florist—find most interesting? Well, here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for September 2009. Take a look. Read More

memePDX 003: Geomena, WhereCamp PDX, Oregon gubernatorial candidates, DjangoCon, AT&T, Foursquare, RSS Cloud

It’s been another week of tantalizing tech news. And that means it’s time to roll out another memePDX. Admittedly, there was so much to chat about this week, we went over our time limit just a tad.

What did we talk about? Geomena, WhereCamp PDX, Oregon gubernatorial candidates’ social media savvy, DjangoCon, AT&T infrastructure woes, Seth the blogger guy, Foursquare, and WordPress attacks and WordPress real-time RSS with RSS Cloud. Read More

One small step forward for buying local, one giant leap backward for hypocrisy

Anyone who puts up with me on Twitter often sees me carping about the Web hosting for Silicon Florist. Good news, my friends. At least that part of my whining may soon be coming to an end.

You see, when I started Silicon Florist on a whim a couple of years ago, I didn’t exactly plan it well. I just hacked together something on an existing server I had and went from there. And that didn’t scale terribly well. And I couldn’t seem to find time to resolve it.

Well, I’ve finally moved over to a new host—Portland-based Taproot—and in so doing, I’m hoping to have solved a few problems. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for August 2009

It was a fairly quiet month here in the Silicon Forest. A nice ebb and flow of big stories punctuated by periods of silence. But it’s August. So that’s to be expected.

So what did the dog days of summer reveal for the startup scene in Oregon? Well, even as quiet as it was, there were still quite a few stories—here and there—that got people talking. Which ones? Well, here are the top 10 posts according to your peers—a combination of Web and RSS metrics—from Silicon Florist for August 2009. Take a look. Read More

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