Tag: maps

Looking to explore non-alcoholic options at some of your favorite bars and restaurants? BuzzCutt is here to help

Continuing along my theme of “everything old is new again,” I’ve stumbled upon another interesting product that is reminiscent of a product from the last generation of Portland startups. (I know, I know. You’re starting to regret that I’ve been doing this for this long.) The previous product was Unthirsty — an early player in mapping apps — which was designed to help you find happy hours and other discounts at your favorite bars. Now, we have BuzzCutt, which works in a similar way by helping you find your way to interesting bars and establishments. But this time, it’s for finding non-alcoholic options.

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Need more details about a particular location? Iggy wants to help

While travel may not be top of mind for many folks right now, I think we’re all hopeful that we’ll get the chance to travel again. And when we do, getting more details about where we’re visiting can always be helpful. And those are the types of insights that Iggy is working to provide.

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Paperbacking Portland geogeeking: Adam DuVander releases Map Scripting 101

Yes, I realize “paperbacking” isn’t a word. But you hip kids Google and Skype and whatnot. I thought you would give me a little leeway. Or something. What’s that? Whoa whoa whoa. “Geogeeking” is so a word. Is so. Is so!

I think we’re just going to have to agree to disagree. (Is SO!) Because I’ve got more important fish to fry here. You see, one of our favorite Portland tech types—Adam DuVander—has finished his tome to geogeeking (is SO!), Map Scripting 101: An Example-Driven Guide to Building Interactive Maps with Bing, Yahoo!, and Google Maps. And we’re not talking any eBook here. We’re talking real dead tree stuff. And that, my friends, deserves a Map Scripting 101 launch party. Read More