Tag: TV

An exceedingly appropriate time for a Kermit gif: A Kids Company About partners with The Jim Henson Company

Portland media startup A Kids Company About started with books. And then expanded into podcasts and educational content. Heck, they’ve even done stuff with LeVar Burton. Now, they’re partnering with one of the biggest names in youth entertainment to produce TV shows about the same types of tough issues they’ve tackled in other media.

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Two user experience talks. You can only attend one. Which experience will you choose?

The thing I love about Portland is that it’s usually got a little something for everyone. The thing that’s frustrating about Portland is that there are usually a bunch of awesome—and often overlapping—events to attend. Like this Wednesday, for instance. Where you’ll have to choose between hearing from awesome people talking about virtual reality user experience or equally awesome insights on product user experience. Read More

Think you're America's greatest maker? Intel wants you to prove it. On TV.

Startups and reality TV. It’s a tumultuous relationship at best. But if there’s one person who seems to have figured it out, it’s Mark Burnett of Survivor and Shark Tank fame. And that’s why Intel—yes, that Intel—has chosen to partner up with him on a startup competition with a $1 million prize, America’s Greatest Makers. Read More

Now, digital content isn't the only thing you can buy through your TV: Portland's Chirpify launches #actiontags for TV

We’ve become very comfortable with the concept of buying movies and television shows from the comfort of our living room. And we already tweet a ton about what we’re watching. Well now, Portland’s Chirpify is going to combine those behaviors to extend that buying power to any number of products—with simply a tweet. Read More

Portland mobile developers: The Square is looking for a few good apps

You know those tabs you leave open in your browser, week after week? “Oh that’s interesting,” your inner monologue tells you. “I should do something with that.”

Well, I’ve had one of those tabs sitting there. And I figured it would be better to just write something quick. In case you missed it. Read More

Party on, Wayne… err Cami Kaos! Strange Love Live gets Portland cable access slot

Strange Love Live in a fit of tiki-inspired retro-ness just announced that they’re going completely retro by making the leap to television. So set your TiVo, here’s where you can catch Strange Love Live Tech Edition and Afterhours on cable access.

It’s no secret that I think Strange Love Live is the best podcast in Portland, if not the world. And now, a whole bunch more people are going to be exposed to that greatness. You see, Strange Love Live—in a fit of tiki-inspired retro-ness—just announced that they’re going completely retro—by making the leap to television.

So set your TiVo, here’s where you can catch Strange Love Live Tech Edition and Afterhours on cable access. Read More