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Thursday, June 25

We were wrong about the evil daystar’s hellfire on Wednesday. Half of the day was cloudy and there were even a couple rain droplets. On Thursday the temperature will get in the 90s, creeping up to over 100 degrees on Saturday. But that won’t be our problem. That will be AlterConf‘s problem. Here is Thursday’s […]

Wednesday, June 24

Yesterday was marvelous. Thank you to all our amazing speakers and volunteers. There’s already an excellent article about Kronda Adair’s keynote in the Portland Business Journal. If you haven’t noticed, Oregon is unfortunately suffering from a drought and you can expect more relentless beaming from the daystar. We’re starting to get used to it. Remember […]

Thursday Night Fun: Startup Crawl (with Beer)

It’s much like a traditional pub crawl, but with libations served at several local starups. Our Advocate Level sponsor, Facebook, will be hosting Thursday evening’s starup crawl. We’ll begin with a party at at Kell’s Irish Pub from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. Don’t forget to bring your conference badge as it’s required to get drinks! […]

Hotel Discounts Around Portland: May 31-June 5

We hope you’ll be joining us at Open Source Bridge! If you’re looking for a place to stay, Travel Command has helped us line up some hotel discounts. In order to reserve a room at the rates below, email Travel Command at: osb@travelcommand.com Ace Hotel: $109.00 per night Jupiter Hotel: $75.00 per night Paramount Hotel: […]

Volunteer Sprint #2 – Stuff We Did

The volunteer work sprint on Saturday, February 27, 2010 focused primarily on logistics planning for the upcoming conference. We had several enthusiastic volunteers help out with: Preliminary┬áHacker Lounge Planning. Initial draft of the Master Conference Schedule. A review of open logistics tasks and filling in any missing gaps in Redmine. We came up with some […]