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Geek out at Seattle’s Living Computers

It all started with one computer. In 1997 Paul Allen’s company, Vulcan Inc., purchased a TOAD-1 System from XKL Systems Corporation (now XKL LLC), an engineering firm in Redmond, Washington. Mr. Allen was interested in preserving the historically significant software that was created on Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) PDP-10 family of systems, which came to […]

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The importance of tipping points

Geologist Ed Brook, geographer David Wrathall and complexity scientist James Watson will discuss the importance of tipping points at 7 p.m. March 3 at OMSI in Portland. Children of today are going to live through some of the most important environmental, social and technological changes humankind will ever see. It is likely that some of […]

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Portland: TechfestNW explores innovation

Photo Caption: Roger McNamee, author of “Zucked: Waking up to the Facebook Catastrophe.” TechfestNW, a global gathering of technology and business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs, takes place April 2-3 at Portland State University’s Viking Pavilion in downtown Portland, Oregon. Learn more about the innovative, impactful tech that helps define our region. Hear from thought leaders […]

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TechFestNW Takes Over Portland April 25-26

Top 5 reasons to attend Portland’s TechFestNW: You won’t just see Portland, you’ll experience it. Treat yourself to activities such as guided brewery tours with business development pros, neighborhood meetups with industry leaders and urban hikes with hiring companies. Amazing Speakers. From virtual reality, to the Internet of Things, to autonomous vehicles. Pitch your company to a […]

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Learn About Electric Vehicles at EV Fest

Come see cars that don’t need gas or oil! See electric vehicles and get information at the free EV Fest in Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Want to help support EV’s? Become a sponsor. Read the invitation letter, sponsor packages, and fill out a registration form. Additionally, as a sponsor, you will get your logo displayed […]


Smart wallet aims to top retail identity theft

Identity theft is out of control with over 400 million mobile banking users storing an average $37,438 on individual mobile devices. Aggressively pursuing complete elimination of identity theft, Gino Pereira is the creator of the Wocket smart wallet. The Wocket is designed to replace all the cards in your wallet. It can store more than […]