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Essay

Portland Is Growing Like Never Before. What Should We Do Next?

Meet six imperatives of Portland’s urban future.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/21/2016

Q&A

Can a Call Center Be a Showcase for Enlightened Design?

Airbnb thinks so.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/21/2016

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

A Furry, Confused, Emotionally Demanding Robot Is Wandering the Halls of Wieden & Kennedy

It's basically the best thing ever.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/13/2016

TECHNOLOGY

The Luxury, Handmade, Limited-Edition Open-Source Laptop That Could Outlive You

The wood-encased Novena Heirloom is a hacker’s dream machine.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 06/13/2016

OFFICE LIFE

This Shared Portland Office Could Save Our Souls (and Our Wallets)

The XOXO Outpost—a new pay-what-you-can shared workspace—is home to 65 handpicked creatives.

  • By Andrew D'Cruz
  • Published 06/13/2016

BIG IDEAS

Six Oregon-Hatched Ideas That Could Change the World

Eco-drones to avant-garde aerobics, these projects showcase the best of local innovation.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Ramona DeNies, and Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/13/2016

SOCCER

Portland Timbers Launch Emoji Pack for Your Phone

The 40 new emojis include the Cascadian flag, green smoke, and, of course, the 2015 MLS Cup championship star.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 05/17/2016

ARCHITECTURE

How a Portland Firm Reinvented the Call Center

Bora Architects designed Airbnb's CX Hub to feel like home.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

VENTURES

This Portland Start-Up Could Be the Yelp for Campgrounds

Dyrt aims to create a virtual marketplace for campfire rings and RV hookups.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2016

STARTUP

Why Portland is Embracing This California-Made Community Site

Rooster, an online community where the only rule is you can ask for anything you need as long as it’s free, has skyrocketed in Portland.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 03/07/2016

TECH

App Developer Panic Switches Gears with Video Game "Firewatch," a Mystery Set in the Remote Wilderness

Dropping today, the game places you in a fire lookout with nothing but a radio and your wits.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/09/2016

DESIGN

Can Mobile Apps Be Art?

One pioneering PCC course thinks so.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/31/2015

TRAVEL NEWS

New Website Helps Oregonians Share Their Favorite Outdoor Spots

From hidden hiking trails to unused canoes, ShareOregon lets nature lovers share local gems.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 12/23/2015

VENTURES

This Start-Up Brings the Internet of Things to Millennial Renters

Your future apartment will know when you are sleeping.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/21/2015

GIVE US YOUR CALIFORNIANS

Why Portland Needs As Many Californians As We Can Get

Forget the "No Californians" bumper stickers. For Portland's white-hot tech scene, "outsiders" can't come soon enough.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/19/2015

BIG IDEAS

Portland-Based Vacasa Is Shaking Up the Vacation Rental Game

How the local start-up grew from managing one beach property to making nearly $100 million annually.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/19/2015

MOVERS & SHAKERS

How One Portland Woman Steers the Success of Local Tech Start-Ups

Voyager Capital's Portland partner serves as a trusted advisor to major companies, from Chirpify to Skyward.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2015

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

How Portland Is Making it Possible to Drink Smoothies in Space

One small cup for mankind...

  • By Jenny Woodman
  • Published 09/21/2015

VIDEOGAMES

Is this How Portland Will Look After the Apocalypse?

An new Fallout video game expansion offers a chilling look at Portland landmarks.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/04/2015

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

  • By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones
  • Published 08/26/2015
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