If there’s one thing I love about Portland it’s, our prevailing attitude of “What if…?” What if I took this chunk of technology and did this? What if I mashed this API up with this interesting data source? What if I tried to tweak this thing over here by applying this piece of functionality? Read More
Coder Society: Getting developers together to build something
Portland has no shortage of user groups. But for the most part, they’re language and technology specific. What about a group for folks who like to code, regardless of their chosen technology?
Enter Coder Society, a new Google Group (and apparently soon-to-be more) for people who think of themselves as “coders.” Read More
How you too can be a media whore: GadgetTrak’s Ken Westin shares his secrets for hacking the press
If there’s one startup in Portland that continues to pile up impressive media coverage—especially coverage by traditional outlets which don’t usually cover startups—it’s GadgetTrak. And there’s a reason.
You see, CEO Ken Westin has made hacking the media and press and art form. It’s become his best way of ensuring that his product gets in front of more customers. Read More
Cyborg Sunday: Hacking open government data following CyborgCamp Portland 2010
[HTML2]Today, any self respecting cyborg is either in attendance at CyborgCamp 2010 in Portland or wet wired into the CyborgCamp livestream.
But that’s today. Tomorrow? The CyborgCamp folks—and anyone else who is interested—are going to be rolling up their sleeves and getting down to business as part of the Open Government Hackathon at NedSpace Old Town. Read More