Profile

Selena Deckelmann

Portland, OR

free and open source software, databases, postgresql, fun. A lady.

Technologies

python, django, perl, PostgreSQL

Groups

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    PDX11

    The next step toward making Portland the most awesome place in the world to start and run your software business. We're here to keep you informed about the City's initiative to promote and enhance our local software industry. Mentoring & Learning pilot program: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=3956973&trk=anet_ug_hm

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    pdxpug

    User Group dedicated to PostgreSQL and related tech.

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    PDX Breakfast

    A bimonthly gathering of people who need coffee, bacon, and conversation. Frequented by techie types, arty types, policy wonks, and rabbis. Logo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/framboise/

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    PDX Weekly Hackathon

    Come do strange things with computers amongst others whilst drinking fine Portland beer. Look for the row of geeks with computers in the back of the main room. All programming languages welcome. Come work on your own projects, work on others participants' projects, get advice, have fun, etc. You're encouraged to bring a computer, but can t...

  • PDX Groups (it's meta)

    A mailing list for user group organizers to talk about issues related to organizing user groups. Also responsible for planning the Summer and Winter Coders' Socials.

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    Agile PDX

    We see Portland as a world class leader in software development. By "world class" we mean profitable, sustainable, and joyful. Our mission is to create a vibrant, successful Agile community of practice that shares real-world experiences, distilled wisdom, and innovative ideas for Agile done well.

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    Open Source Bridge

    An all-volunteer run conference for open source citizens.

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    UpdatePDX

    With new databases springing up faster than new food carts this meetup aims to cut through the hype and disseminate knowledge from people who have been using, scaling, and getting-paged-by databases and other systems in production environments. Meetups will be a presentation on someone's experience with a database or related technology in pro...

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    Legion of Tech

    The purpose of this not-for-profit organization is to grow and nurture the local Portland community through free, educational, community-run technology events.

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    PDX Lean Startup Circle

    The number one reason that Startups fail is lack of customers (~90%), not product development failure (~10%). The Lean Startup is an approach that attempts to acknowledge this and create startup success. We are PDX startup entrepreneurs who are passionate about developing customers and markets for our products in a disciplined, iterative, and...

Topics I can mentor

database design, developer community management, open source advocacy

Topics I would like mentoring in

Business development, marketing