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Shop 'Til You Drop

Yeah, I know you are coming to Open Source Bridge to talk tech, but c”mon, who doesn”t have time for shopping? Here are some great places within walking/MAX/Portland Streetcar distance from the Oregon Convention Center/Downtown Portland. Malls The Lloyd Center* Northeast Ninth Ave and online casino Multnomah St., 97232 Pioneer Place* (Has an Apple Store.) […]

Fill Your Tummy

You are coming to Portland for Open Source Bridge. Because you are staying in a hotel, you have no place to cook. Besides frequenting our local eating establishments, you can also get your fill at the Farmers Markets. There will be at least casino online 3 going on (and within walking/MAX/ Portland Streetcar casino pa […]

Be A Top Tourist

You”re coming to Portland, Oregon for Open Source Bridge and you want to hit the 5 most popular tourist sites, right? Well, here they are: (According to the Portland Business Journal, 2007, 25 listed total.) 1. Multnomah Falls 2. Mount Hood 3. Oregon Zoo 4. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) 5. Bonneville Dam […]

Love the LEED

While you are in Portland, for Open Source Bridge, feel free to revel in our LEEDy goodness. What”s LEED? It”s a rating system created by the U.S. Green Building Council and stands for: The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. We have a number of buildings in town that are LEED certified, but I want […]

Why I'm Going To Open Source Bridge: Scott Kveton

Three reasons Scott Kveton is going to Open Source Bridge: “Open” is still such a critical part of not just software but of everything we”re seeing in technology. Hardware, software, platforms, mobile, etc are all better with “open” in them. I”m looking forward to talking with people about more than just “open source”. Portland is […]