• Making Raen

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    Making RAEN - Carlo and Dante Mondavi from VITA BREVIS FILMS on Vimeo.

    An interesting little document that looks at the Mondavi brothers and their venture to go out on their own while breaking from the estate vineyard model. If you're familiar with the Mondavi empire, then you know how hard this would be. Vita Brevis Films has done a great job constructing this short film.

  • Code Oregon Aims to Fill the Impending Employment Gap by Offering Free Development Training

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    Development is an exploding and wildly growing field. It's growing so fast that there is expected to be a gigantic shortfall of people ready to enter the field as demand rises. Bill Gates was recently quoted as saying that they estimate the number of open development jobs in the next two decades to be 5 to 20 million. They further estimate the number of people entering that field to be a fraction of the number of open positions. Needless to say there is a gigantic shortfall. This is the primary reason why you may have noticed so many commercials for coding resources and a nationwide push for people to learn development. It's a fairly serious problem.

    Many services have risen to help answer the call. Khan Academy, Codecademy, code.org and several other online education resources have cropped up helping people to learn the basics of development in a no hassle, consequence free environment.

    We were really excited to see Treehouse entering the fray with a dedicated Oregon-based resource for learning development and attempting to fill the gap on a local level. Code Oregon is a new education program in which the amazingly popular online learning service, Treehouse, and employment provider, Worksystems, have teamed up to train and place developers in open jobs. AND they're doing it for free. Interested in participating? Just jump over to Code Oregon, fill out the form and they will be contacting interested people with more details.

    The only question we had (and we need to do more research on it) is if this program will be age based. We hope not as it could even be a viable option for other individuals who might be looking to improve their prospects. At any rate, this will be a great project to track and see how it develops.

  • Ironlak and A Taste of Sugar

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    Ironlak has to have some of the best spray paint around. This new line of paints called Sugar features some fantastically brilliant colors, great application and even have a bit of the green being partly derived from cane sugar.

  • Terry Crews Drills to Brazil

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    The newest installment of from the Old Spice campaign sees Terry Crews bringing the Old Spice brand to Brazil just in time for the World Cup matchup.

  • The Sketchbook Project 2014 Tour is Coming to Portland

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    Perhaps you are one of the creative individuals that has taken part in the wildly popular Sketchbook Project. The project is simple (and exciting and wonderful), you purchase a sketchbook from the project, fill it full of your wonderful creations and mail it back to the project. Once received, and depending on your level of participation, the book is digitally scanned and entered as a regular catalog item at the Brooklyn Library. Once a year the newest entries are culled together, plopped into a travel trailer and taken around the U.S. to share with the country. It's a fantastically fun project, and one that we our selves are two time contributors to.

    The tour has finally made its way across the country and will be landing in Portland in late June. The tour will make two stops in town before moving on up to Seattle. On June 27th, The Sketchbook Project Mobile Library will be arrive at the Portland Art Museum from 4:00-8:00pm and then returning on the 28th to Director Park from 12:00pm - 4:00pm. More details on the event can be found on The Sketchbook Project Facebook page.

  • What Comes Next is the Future

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    If you're a web designer and developer then this Kickstarter campaign will be of particular interest. Filmmakers, Matt Braun & Matt Griffin, have teamed up to make the ultimate documentary about the web. What Comes Next is the Future explores modern web design and the direction the internet is moving. The duo has gathered THE critical players that are working in the field today as well as many others who have brought the web along to what it is today.

    The project is claiming that this will be the definitive work regarding web design when completed. After watching the introductory video for the project, we would have to agree. Take a look at this short video and then keep your eyes open and this is going to be one of the most exciting creative documentaries to hit in the coming months.

  • JOB: Copywriter @ Santy Integrated

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    Santy Integrated in Arizona is looking for a copywriter. Check out the complete Santy Integrated job posting for more details. Please Note: You must become a member to see jobs posted within the last three days.

    Ed. Note: Hey, PDX. Do you have a position for a local creative opening up? Did you know that we offer really affordable rates when listing open positions? Your ads run for a month and feature heavy Twitter coverage and a dedicated news post as well. In addition, our worldwide network gets over a million hits a month, which is a lot of cheddar.

    We also feature a FREE post option for freelance and intern positions. You can find out more details in our job posting section.

  • New York Times - Modern Love

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    New York Times - Modern Love from Freddy Arenas on Vimeo.

    We can't quite remember seeing animation set to a newspaper article before. We're sure it's happened, but this is our first time coming across it. There is a real beauty to the work filmmaker, designer and animator, Freddy Arenas, has created. We hope this actually becomes a “thing” because it adds so much more context to the story and really engaged us much deeper than we would have just reading the article itself.

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