It’s OSCON week in Portland. Which means our usually jam-packed meetup schedule is even more jam-packed than usual. There are any number of events happening around town to showcase Portland to the visiting open source types. And if you’re looking for something to do tonight, Portland startup Stackery has you covered. They’re hosting a fireside chat on serverless with Kelsey Hightower of Google Cloud.
Portland startup GraphAlchemist celebrates OSCON week by open sourcing Alchemy.js
While Portland is always an open source focused town, OSCON is the annual reminder that we’re the de facto hub of open source. So what better time, thought local startup GraphAlchemist, to contribute something awesome to the world of open source. Introducing Alchemy.js. Read More
It wouldn't be OSCON week without a Ground Kontrol party
Yes, it’s true. OSCON—O’Reilly’s annual open source convention—is back in town next week. So expect the town to be chock full of even more awesome techies than usual. And likely a few more gatherings and hacks and whatnot, too. Portland’s Orchestrate and our friends from Boulder, SendGrid, are hosting a shindig at Ground Kontrol. Read More
Something for everyone: Head to the PDX API Hour and/or Portland GigaOM meet up, Wednesday evening
It’s always nice to have OSCON in town. And it seems to cause local folks to get a little more social. So you’ve got two great techie opportunities for your Wednesday evening: PDX API Hour and the Portland GigaOM meet up. Read More
REMINDER: You have a week to complete your OSCON 2012 proposal
I know what you’ll do this summer: 8 major upcoming tech and geek events in Portland
Here’s a quick look at the major tech events – OSCON, Open Source Bridge, IndieWebCamp, Word Domination Conference – happening in Portland over the coming months.
Well, we’re in the thick of it, aren’t we? That’s right. It’s conference and event season. Full on.
Yes, we’ve already made it through BarCamp Portland, #140conf NW, and OpenGovWest. But it’s really just the beginning. There’s still more to come. A bunch more. So here’s a quick look at the major tech events happening in Portland over the coming months. Read More
It’s official. OSCON 2011 will be held in Portland, the unofficial hub of open source.
[HTML1]After being a sure thing for so many years, OSCON, the premier open source conference in the world, stepped away from Portland in 2009.
Now, now, now. Dry those little tears. They came back. OSCON 2010 was held right here in Portland.
But now, we always kind of have to wonder: will they or won’t they? Will they pick us again? Or will they choose another location? Read More
One of these Portland CivicApps is not like the other. It’s the best of the bunch.
The time when all of the CivicApps stand up to see which one is deemed the best and brightest of the Portland CivicApps competition, a contest where developers try to build interesting applications using open municipal data sets provided by the City of Portland.
Well, well, well. It’s that time again. Time to recognize hard work and geekery. The time when all of the CivicApps stand up to see which one is deemed the best and brightest of the Portland CivicApps competition, a contest where developers try to build interesting applications using open municipal data sets provided by the City of Portland.
You remember the CivicApps competition, don’t you? Of course you do. And tonight at NedSpace Downtown, a number of these apps are going to be recognized as part of the CivicApps Awards Ceremony. Read More
REMINDER: Like it cloudy? Don’t miss CloudCamp PDX at OSCON tonight
Whether you’re building Web apps or mobile apps, dealing with infrastructure or finding storage, or simply just trying to scale, there’s likely one term you hear more than any other: the Cloud. You see, the Cloud is where everybody—well at least all the cool kids—are putting their stuff these days. Cloud Cloud Cloud.
But where do you go to find out about using the Cloud more effectively. Well, you go to camp. CloudCamp PDX, that is. But you better hurry and register. It starts tonight, July 19. Read More
Is your schedule open? Open Source Bridge and OSCON release final schedules for 2010
What kind of goodness, you ask? Well, each event Open Source Bridge 2010 and OSCON 2010 just released its final schedule so why don’t we take a look?
If there’s one thing people think of when they think of summer in Portland, Oregon, it’s beer. But once they stop thinking about that, they usually start thinking about all of the awesome tech events that take place here over the summer. And then they probably go back to thinking about beer.
Be that as it may. If you’re into open source, there is no better place to be this summer than Portland, where Open Source Bridge and OSCON will be filling the Rose City with all sorts of open source goodness. Read More