I know you’ve probably got a jam-packed Friday night. But just in case you don’t have something already planned, I wanted to give you something to do: watch a Portland company compete on Shark Tank.
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
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
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
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
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