Earlier this week, over 365 people participated in a workshop at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the Global Smart Cities Challenge workshop. And I was one of them.
The Technology Association of Oregon is heading north and hosting a party!
The past few months have seen a steady influx of large national tech companies opening offices here in Portland—SquareSpace, Aruba, and Airbnb come to mind. Now we’re seeing one of Portland’s most successful homegrown companies opening an outpost outside of the city—in fact, well beyond the U.S.
Facebook's Prineville Home
When a huge company opens a rural outpost, you might expect it to come into town with a John Wayne swagger and a condescending attitude.