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Dorkbot Lecture Series 0x03: An Event Review

Every six months or so, the Dorkbot group (self described as “people doing strange things with electricity”) that usually meets every other Monday at Backspace gathered around for a lecture series. Also, do you know that their first lecture, 0x01, was the fifth tech event I attended in Portland? But this is besides the point. […]

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Adam Gallardo at Cre8Con: An Event Review (Part 8 of 8)

Adam Gallardo Dark Horse Comics I’m going to be talking about my creative process, then switch gear. This gives me sheer of terror because, first of all, I haven’t talked to the public for 20 years. The second feeling, I’m not a very self-reflexive guy who doesn’t think about this stuff. “Where do you get […]

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Jelly Helm at Cre8Con: An Event Review (Part 5 of 8)

Jelly Helm Wieden+Kennedy Obama, Facebook, The Iphone And The Characteristics Of Emergent 21St Century Brands I have a friend who is a client of mine named Mark Ritchie. He’s an activist. What I know from him: speak only what you know to be true. What turned me on about working at W+K is storytelling. I […]

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Damali Ayo at Cre8Con: An Event Review (Part 3 of 8)

Damali Ayo CROW clothing I’ve had a lot of creative incarnation. And right now, I’m in the part when I said “hey, maybe I don’t have the follow through.” This little chat is about creating the garment for what I call the “perfect hoodies.” I’m going to talk about my approach to design. But first, […]

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Michael Curry at Cre8Con: An Event Review (Part 2 of 8)

Michael Curry Michael Curry Design This morning, I want to talk about basic tenets on creativity and how I learned to work. As a lone artist, sitting alone with a painting, having one yearly show somewhere. I spent the first 12 year of my career doing this. Until people found out that my work in […]

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Cre8Con: An Event Review (Part 1 of 8)

Cre8Con: The Portland Creative Conference When: Saturday, September 6, 2008, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Where: Newmark Theatre at Portland Center for the Performing Arts What It’s About: Creative process, through and through. The Portland Creative Conference was filled with notable creatives from different disciplines sharing the secret to answer one universal and elusive question: how […]

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Beer and Blog – Narrative Techniques For Blogging: An Event Review

Beer and Blog – Narrative Techniques For Blogging When: Friday, August 8, 2008, 4:00 – 6:00 pm Where: Green Dragon Bistro & Brewpub What It’s About: Surely, if you ever read Silicon Florist or Portland Creative/Event Review series you’ve heard of this “Portland tech community” deal going around town. Beer and Blog is undoubtedly the […]

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pdXPLORE In The Round – Collective Leadership: An Event Review

pdXPLORE #2 In The Round – Collective Leadership NOTE: As usual, my partner in crime Amber Case used her anthropology observation skills to great effect, thus capturing every important word that was spoken about by the panel. When: Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Where: PNCA What It’s About: The five architects […]

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Legion of Talk – Mark Shuttleworth on Ubuntu & Space Travel: An Event Review

Legion of Talk – Mark Shuttleworth on Ubuntu & Space Travel Amber Case recorded the entire proceeding, which I helped edit. Where:Monday, July 21, 2008, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM When: McMenamins Mission Theater What It’s About: Mark Shuttleworth is both the founder of Ubuntu and the first African to go to space. If these […]

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