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<nowiki>#pdxtech</nowiki> is an IRC channel on the Freenode IRC Network.
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<nowiki>#pdxtech</nowiki> is an IRC channel on the Freenode IRC Network, targeted at the Tech Community in Portland, Oregon.
  
The channel started out as <nowiki>#pdxwebdev</nowiki>, founded in December 2008. While popular, the title 'web dev' turned out being exclusionary to the broad audience the channel founders were trying to reach. In August 2012, a name change to <nowiki>#pdxtech</nowiki> was suggested and adopted.
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The channel started out as <nowiki>#pdxwebdev</nowiki>, founded in December 2008. The title 'web dev' was unattractive to potential new participants so a broader term was created. In August 2012, the name change to <nowiki>#pdxtech</nowiki> was suggested and adopted.
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The channel averages 100 participants at any one time (July 2013).

Latest revision as of 09:01, 17 July 2013

#pdxtech is an IRC channel on the Freenode IRC Network, targeted at the Tech Community in Portland, Oregon.

The channel started out as #pdxwebdev, founded in December 2008. The title 'web dev' was unattractive to potential new participants so a broader term was created. In August 2012, the name change to #pdxtech was suggested and adopted.

The channel averages 100 participants at any one time (July 2013).