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Oct 17, 2008
Equilibrium: The Human Mash Up
Olympic Mills Commerce Center

Equilibrium: The Human Mash Up

RSVP: Read reviews of the first of three Mash Up events:

Featuring Live DJs Echoik & Frequency

Working Artists Network + Software Association of Oregon introduce Equilibrium: The Human Mash Up. In the spirit of disruptive ideas and breaking down barriers we ask, "How can art and technology and the synergy of the two address humanity's next evolutionary step?" Four categories of work will address these questions and collectively speak to the power of human ingenuity. We invite artistic and technological creators to submit their work that addresses human survival in an era of interspecies evolution, revolution, and devolution.

Art and technology are two words that for many represent vastly different worlds, and for generations have largely existed along parallel, yet non-convergent lines. But now the potential for unprecedented collaboration is here. Ever-evolving technologies allow us to share ideas across borders, both geographic and symbolic. Such potential for shared ideas has helped break down long standing silos that for generations inhibited expansive thought and human progression.

The lines are now blurred. Creators of all sorts now have public space to mutually ponder where we've been, where we are, and where we're going. By sharing once segregated perspectives, we can see the world through a different lens and evolve as a species like never before.

E= m4 humanity - Submissions will fall into one of four conceptual areas:

Momentum: captures the inertia and velocity of human innovation Maintenance: captures the drive for ecological and human preservation Multiplicity: captures the boundless potential of human convergence Mobility: captures the facilitation of human movement and idea exchange

Apr 19, 2011
Portland Female Executives
Courtyard by Marriott City Center, Portland

Like wine? Enjoy tasting ‘new’ wines? Join PDXfX on April 19th for our "Wine & Social Event" at the Courtyard Marriott.
This event features an evening of mixing and mingling with friends old and new. Establish some new contacts and nurture existing relationships. See what your colleagues are doing and share what you are up to.

Enjoy appetizers, live jazz and learn about 3 local wines while meeting other professionals in our community. General introductions will be made at 6pm.

Plan to attend this fun night as this is one of our rare events that men are welcome!

Admission is $30 for a flight of wine, gourmet cheese and more. Portland Female Executive Members will receive a complimentary glass of wine. Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. And don’t forget about the door prize!
Read who is attending on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter. Advance ticket purchases are suggested.

Register Today for the Wine & Social Event! Wine & Social Event Fee

$30.00 if registered by April 17th.
($35.00 if registered after April 17th)
May 1, 2013
Continuous Web: Fail Up

We are incredibly stoked about this month's Continuous Web topic and know you will be too!

May's event will showcase Brad Heller, Co-Founder of Revisu, a PDX-based startup and PIE graduate. With Revisu, creatives can engage anyone at any point in the creative process to share their work and collect feedback so there are no surprises when a deadline arrives.

Brad will chat about the ups and downs, what he learned, and why he ultimately decided to close the doors on Revisu. He hopes that he can help fellow entrepreneurs avoid some pitfalls he experienced.

Today, Brad is the Lead Engineer at Cloudability.

Free & Public Event
Short story then time to mingle
Beer Provided


Feb 10, 2018
Love Letters to Net Neutral Municipal Broadband
Portland City Hall

Roses are red, violets are blue, we need net neutrality and public ownership too! Hope you like typewriters, this month's event will feature a lot of them.

Comcast and other large internet service providers have successfully lobbied to repeal net neutrality, sell information about what you do online, and prevent localities from properly regulating them. Municipal broadband is the last line of defense against internet service provider abuses which threaten freedom of information, digital equality, and democracy itself.

Municipal broadband is something many cities such as Tacoma, WA and Sandy, OR already have. In Portland we have been planning to build a municipal broadband network decades, now that our internet freedoms are under attack, it’s an idea whose time has come.

2:00 pm: Event starts 2:15 pm: Speakers 2:50 pm: Letter typing 3:20 pm: The big secret is revealed! ✨

Mar 31, 2018
Music for Municipal Broadband
Portland City Hall

Come show your support for Municipal Broadband in Portland! Help us build visible support for the next step, which is to convince the city council to fund a feasibility study in its upcoming budget! Come learn about what you can do to make a public net neutral broadband service a reality in Portland!

At the rally, you can also enjoy musical performances by musicians who care about net neutrality and municipal broadband! Performing will be: Snailbones Grandfather Plastic Cactus Dim Wit Erika Donocho

Invite your friends! We look forward to seeing you there!