Scratch that. The meetup got canceled for this month. So much for my “trying to do a better job of covering user groups.”
Like mobile development? What about open source? Then you probably find Android interesting. Don’t you? Sure. Sure you do. But guess what? Did you know that there’s a interesting open source mobile platform that’s even closer to Portland’s heart?
Well there is. It’s MeeGo, an open source project run by Intel. And it’s time for their monthly meetup. So if you’ve got any interest in what they’re doing, this would be a good opportunity to get up to speed. Read More
Hey lookie there! It’s Thursday. And that means it’s time for another episode of memePDX. I mean, so you’ve got a little company during lunch. What’s more? It’s episode 26, which means we’ve reached a half a year of content. Yay for milestones!
This week, Cami Kaos and I talk about Jive Software’s new CEO, Dawn Foster joining MeeGo, Open Source Bridge call for proposals, you’ve got Twitter in your Yahoo!, and ngmoco raising $25 million. Read More
You may remember some news last week that Intel had agreed to partner with Nokia to merge their two Linux-based open source mobile platforms—Moblin and Maemo, respectively—in the hopes of combining their efforts instead of working in parallel. The project was dubbed MeeGo. And I was intrigued. It’s kind of a startup of sorts. And it’s definitely open source-y. And mobile. And part of the Mobilin team is here in the Portland area. So it seemed like something I should follow.
But one of the consistent comments I heard about the deal? “They’re going to need a strong developer community.” Yeah, you think? Read More