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Getting Smart at the Nerd Convention

Last week, plane-loads of tech-y superheroes descended upon Portland en masse. OSCON was happening!

The 5-day Open Source convention kicked off Sunday, with an Ignite event (fully catered with hosted bar), followed by a Glow-in-the-dark 5k run around the downtown Portland Waterfront loop. 373 more words

Social Connectivity

What is Audreality?

Same day as my accident, this sweet little interview went online. (You can see the accompanying article here.) Wasn’t in the mood to do much hyping at the time, so here it is belated. 12 more words

Creativity

Dodgeball Science


Biking home the other day, heard music. Followed the sound to where I knew I’d find it: Colonel Summers Park.

Every Monday and Thursday from 8 to 10 pm, there’s a series of free dodgeball games on the tennis courts. 328 more words

Social Connectivity

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky

This feels like a great lecture summarizing what we sense, but haven’t compiled into one place, about the power of social connecting in the Internet age. 181 more words

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Closing Out Blues Fest with Lee Fields and Curtis Salgado

Oooooh mercy! After four days of Blues Fest action, my thoughts are flowing in some sort of strange new rhythm, complete with a horn section, drums and the bumping beats of a bass guitar. 282 more words

Social Connectivity

Badda Bing, Badda Boom, Bombino

Wasn’t planning to be at the Blues Festival yesterday. Happened to meet a guy who’s visiting Portland, here with one of the bands. Bombino! Took it as a sign I should investigate. 295 more words

Creativity

Blues Fest Princess for the PRP

It’s 4th of July weekend in Portland Oregon and that means ONE important thing: Waterfront Blues Festival.

Those who know me, have heard a million times why I’m the Blues Fest Princess. 170 more words

Creativity