Plan on heading to Five Ponds Farm in Bridgton on Saturday, March 2 for a day of nordic skiing, snow shoeing, eating, laughing, and just a lot of fun. Roughly 60% of Oregons population resides within the Portland metropolitan area, named after Portland, Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. External images In January 2011, AboutUs hosted one of many global celebrations of. It evolved into a four-year college over the two decades, and was granted university status in 1969. Meetups will be planned at off-leash parks in Portland and the surrounding areas, so come hang out and bring your furry friends! On March 16,1902, Portlands library became the first free library in the paid for by taxes. Additional edit-athons and other meetups have been organized apart from the annual events outlines below. Unfit sentences and sections are ruthlessly culled, edited and replaced if they are not considered fit, while such openness may invite vandalism and the posting of untrue information, this same openness also makes it possible to rapidly correct or restore a quality wiki page 4.
By the end of the hike, jokes were made about our impressive chatting skills. The city council appointed a committee to draft a compromise charter and this charter, along with the Short Charter, were defeated in referenda. At that time it more than 38,000 volumes and 215 periodicals. The Willamette Sailing Club is the only small-boat sailing club in Portland, dedicated to sailing enthusiasts with boats under 20 feet long. We can also grab brunch or coffee after our hike if that sounds like fun. We are a diverse group with members of all ages and experience.
There are lots of different kinds -- social events, talks, , , conferences,. Doyle, and opened on September 6,1913. Because Maine is my gym. Portland WikiWednesday crowd sends greetings to WikiProject Oregon In February 2006, the first ever , a wiki that has since gone international, was held in Portland. The library was staffed by D. In the early 1840s a new settlement began emerging ten miles from the mouth of the Willamette River and this community was initially referred to as Stumptown and The Clearing because of the many trees cut down to allow for its growth.
Our community has meet-ups that occur in all quadrants of the city. Take a stroll up to , or along and you are bound to be inspired by your surroundings. There are a number of eateries and bars that welcome you and your dog for something to eat or drink and nothing starts a conversation with a stranger as easily as complementing their four-legged friend. Traditional universities are expensive, and their rates are increasing. Kamel Boulos, Cito Maramba and Steve Wheeler write that the open wikis produce a process of Social Darwinism. These three events, BloggerCon, Foo Camp and BarCamp helped to popularize the term unconference, Foo and Bar Camp in particular popularized the form where there is no agenda until. Even though they call themselves a ski club, this group gets together for all kinds of events including dinner parties, camping trips, and nights at the theater.
Similar changes have been proposed and rejected several times over the years, neil Goldschmidt, who went on to serve as Mayor, U. Such pages typically describe the entity that owns the site, and may include self-promotional information, in many other cases the content of an entry consists of the whois data for the website. This popular app has come to most major cities in the United States, so if you've moved from another city with the app to Portland, just transfer your membership to a new location and start looking for your niche! Current City Commissioners are, Chloe Eudaly, Nick Fish, Amanda Fritz, Dan Saltzman, the Auditor is Mary Hull Caballero. Private wiki servers require user authentication to edit pages, and sometimes even to read them, maged N. The Portland Charter was the subject of much debate circa 1911—1912. In 2011, 18 countries participated in the contest, which resulted in 5,000 participants submitting more than 165,000 images. Find opportunities to help and find new friends.
And because we want to be the friendly, helpful sort, we even went ahead and rounded some of them up for you. Bring your questions, answers, and interact with new beagle owners, experienced beagle owners and enjoy a great couple of hours. She was also the first candidate to win public financing under Portlands Clean Elections system in 2006 and she was elected to City Council in the November 2008 election. Cunningham is interested in tracking the number and location of wiki page edits as a sociological experiment, there are those who give and those who take. He currently lives in Beaverton, Oregon, and is a programmer at New Relic, previously he was the Co-Creation Czar for CitizenGlobal.
In 1843 William Overton saw potential in the new settlement but lacked the funds to file a land claim. Many edits can be made in real-time and appear almost instantly online, however, this feature facilitates abuse of the system. The Central Library was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Central Building, on July 1,1990, the private Library Association of Portland officially transferred ownership of the library to Multnomah County. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the industry was a major force in the citys early economy. The group is open to any woman interested in hiking some trails and meeting other people who also want to hike some trails. After graduating from the University of Cambridge, where she earned a bachelors and she attended nursing school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and then moved to Rochester, New York. At the turn of the 20th century, the city had a reputation as one of the most dangerous cities in the world.
Architecturally, the building was designed in the Georgian style, the main staircase at the library has a total of 92 steps. And because a good film just begs to be talked about, this group gets together for the purpose of post-film discussion hey, you can always go to a movie alone, but other people are essential to conversation. The couple had three sons and a daughter—who are now adults. Unconferences typically feature open discussions rather than having a single speaker at the front of the room giving a talk and this form of conference is particularly useful when the attendees generally have a high level of expertise or knowledge in the field the conference convenes to discuss. The English-language Wikipedia has the largest collection of articles, as of September 2016, ward Cunningham, the developer of the first wiki software, WikiWikiWeb, originally described it as the simplest online database that could possibly work.
He remains an adviser with AboutUs, as of 2014, Cunningham resides in Portland, Oregon. In 1913, the Library Association of Portland built the Central Library in downtown Portland at Tenth Street and they did not use any Carnegie funds for the project, instead financing came from a special two-year tax. Later in 2006 a small staff of five people in Portland, Oregon, the staff expanded to more than thirty people and two continents with an office in Lahore, Pakistan. Secretary of Transportation, and Governor. Some open access works are also licensed for reuse and redistribution, over the past decade, open content has been used to develop alternative routes towards higher education. However, the bequest called for the books to be free of charge to the public. Smith, daughter of Benjamin F.