One of the best things about Portland is how easy it is to get to conferences from the airport. Just jump on the Red Line light rail at the airport and jump off at Pioneer Square for $2.50 and about 30 minutes of travel time.
I learned this because earlier this week, yours truly was attending the Embedded Linux Conference, held at the downtown Portland Hilton. The event brought about 800 attendees together for a few days of education, inspiration and collaboration. About two dozen vendors had booths, including Intel, Yocto Project, Linaro, Microsoft, SuSE and others.
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