Tag: Links

Silicon Florist links arrangement for February 8, 2022 💐

Should Nike buy Peloton…?

More than one company is reportedly interested in buying Peloton. Is Peloton actually for sale? That’s not yet clear. But this much is: Peloton’s stock is down more than 80% over the last year, it has run into a series of problems with its products and it seems to be a company in disarray. It was a $50 billion company a couple of years ago, and its market cap has dropped to about $7.5 billion. And that’s after a big jump that came from the acquisition rumors.

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for February 4, 2022 💐

Omicron’s molecular structure could help explain its global takeover

By comparing Omicron’s structure with that of the original version of SARS-CoV-2 and its other variants, they have begun to shed light1 on which features of the highly mutated virus have enabled it to evade the body’s immune defences, while also maintaining its ability to attack a person’s cells. And they’ve begun to unpick why Omicron seems to cause milder disease than previous variants.

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Rebooting Silicon Florist links arrangement 💐

[Editor: I used to do this thing where I would capture a variety of links with some context. And then I’d crate them up into a post and share them on a regular basis. They were stories from other Portland journalists, blog posts, topics that are tangential — but applicable — to the Portland startup community, or interesting things happening in Portland. But when the platform I was using to compose those posts died, I quit doing it. Looking back, I’ve been missing those collections. So I’m rebooting that posting style. Rather than leaving a thousand tabs open for stories that I’ll probably never get around to writing.]

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Silicon Florist links arrangement for September 26, 2016

Kicking off this week with links that include Econotechtrics on Portland, Treehouse teaches VR, Little Bird releases new features, an invitation to Consano, building stronger communities from the Latino Network, a new home for Hack Oregon, attending AutomaCon, a new take on employee stock options, and despite a stumble, Portland still gets to participate in Smart Cities. Read More