My Portland Event Calendar

Here are a few things I am interested in around Portland: Thursday July 16: Ignite Portland 6 – “If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Around the world geeks have been putting together Ignite nights to show … Continue reading My Portland Event Calendar

Ignite Portland 6 news for non-tweeting friends

For those of you that may not be on Twitter (and don’t constantly check the Ignite Portland site or use RSS or are otherwise unconnected; I know there are a few of you that won’t see this except for my LiveJournal or Facebook cross-post), there has been a new Ignite Portland 6 announcement: Come to … Continue reading Ignite Portland 6 news for non-tweeting friends

My Hacked-Together IP5 iPhone/iTunes Videos Feed

The official videos for Ignite Portland 5 have been up for a while, as have the unofficial ones from #linuxaid. They are both on, and I would really like to be able to carry the videos around on my iPhone to show to people as well as view them on the TV with the … Continue reading My Hacked-Together IP5 iPhone/iTunes Videos Feed

My Ignite Portland 5 Recap

It’s okay to do a recap a week late, right? Last week was Ignite Portland 5, the night of 5 minute talks, each accompanied by twenty 15-second slides. Although I really loved IP2 and 3, I was a little disheartened by IP4. This was for no one specific reason — the organization and timing seemed … Continue reading My Ignite Portland 5 Recap

Who Broke Wikipedia? (and IP5 recap proctastination)

Okay — who broke Wikipedia??? I’ve never seen this error screen before! I’m still recovering from Too Much Terminator Stout, otherwise I’d be writing about how cool Ignite Portland 5 was instead of posting Wikipedia error messages. Maybe tomorrow. I return home soon and expect to be sleep almost immediately. Posted in:

Ignite Portland 5 Speakers Announced

If you have not already heard, mark your calendars for Ignite Portland 5. It will be on February 19th at the Bagdad and they have just released the list of speakers: Bram Pitoyo – The Secret History of Fonts You May Not Know Before Jim Ayala – The Universe Story Aaron Hockley – Reading the … Continue reading Ignite Portland 5 Speakers Announced

Ignite Portland 4

The list of talks for Ignite Portland 4 has been published. Mark your calendars for Thursday November 13! What is Ignite? – Josh Bancroft Five Things Portland Can Learn From Kentucky in Five Minutes – Jeff Hardison A Short Introduction to Cyborg Anthropology – Amber Case Spirituality in Community: It’s not just for religion anymore … Continue reading Ignite Portland 4

Ignite Portland 3

I can’t believe that I forgot to blog about Ignite Portland 3. It is being held on June 18th at the Bagdad Theater again. The lineup looks something like this: 5:30 Doors Open 6:00 Registration & Networking 7:00 Presentations Wave 1 * What is Ignite? * How to buy a car for under $1,000 – … Continue reading Ignite Portland 3

Belated Update #1

It is time for my belated post about Ignite Portland 2. I did not go to the first. In fact, I had no idea there even was a previous one here. A little unsure what to expect, I figured it would be a big geekfest full of nerdy guys. In reality, it was just about … Continue reading Belated Update #1