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Ebony and Ivory, Islands in the Stream, Instrument's dynamic LED pyramids next to the river… All awesome Duets

I swear. Those folks at Instrument are mind glowingly awesome. But they’re equally good at documenting their projects. And so I’m happy to reveal their look behind-the-scenes at Duet, the installation they created for MusicFestNW and TechFestNW, this year. Read More

Here we go again: Portland Digital eXperience was a great beta test for what has become TechFestNW

You know how it is. You test a product, just to get it out there. It’s got some amazing features. A few people love it. A few people hate it. It’s not perfect. But it’s out there. And you get valuable feedback. So that you can continue to iterate and build something even better. Read More

One more thing, PDXconf… well two actually: Andy Baio chats with Girl Talk (Part 1)

Every once in a while, an opportunity falls in your lap. And despite the insanity, you have to take the opportunity. Or you’ll never forgive yourself. Such was the case with PDXconf, this year. Read More

Portland's creative communities: Digital, tech, startup, and music in 20 seconds or less

It was incredibly magnanimous of Instrument to host the kickoff party for MusicFestNW and @PDXconf. And in true Instrument fashion of going above and beyond, they set up a time-lapse camera to capture the event. Read More

Get in on the fun of the Portland Digital eXperience… for free

If the opening party was any indication, the Portland Digital eXperience (@PDXconf) is off to a good start—for a beta test. And even if you didn’t get a ticket, there’s still an opportunity to participate in the magic happening this week. Two opportunities actually. Read More

September just got even more awesome: Spotify, MapQuest, and Twilio sponsoring MFNW+PDX Music Hack Day

Just when you thought your September couldn’t get any better… I’m happy to announce that—as part of the Portland Digital eXperience (PDX) conference—Portland will be host to a Music Hack Day. The good news is that it’s open to the public. The even better news is who is getting involved. Read More

Experience Portland: Some of the thinking behind MusicFestNW’s new tech conference, PDX

[Full disclosure: This is yet another one of my side projects. So please forgive any gushing. That said, hope to see you there. It’s going to be awesome.]

A few months back, I mentioned some folks had been discussing the potential for a tech event to be held in conjunction with MusicFestNW, the annual independent music festival that takes over the Portland club scene in early September. Read More

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