Our IT department have been busy beavers this year, setting up all sorts of technological goodies from new phones and wireless systems, to completely redoing the audio/visual wiring in our Atrium and hooking us up with better network connections. We celebrated their hard work and dedication with a party, for which they provided a remote-controlled robot and a surprise party invitation that shocked and delighted everyone in the building; check out a video of the surprise and party pics below. Continue reading →
Author Steve Almond, in town for Wordstock at Powell’s Books, joined us in the W+K Atrium last week to discuss the state of publishing today, options for authors and why he’s decided to become “a drug dealer for books.” Continue reading →
This month, Portland’s geek community gathered at W+K for ROFLCon Summit, a spin-off of ROFLCon and an event that “bring[s] together the leading generators, preservers and advancers of online culture so they can talk about where it’s all headed and what it means to everyone else.” See our photos of the event, meme-themed artwork and more, below the jump.
Portland’s weather has turned cold and grey, so it’s with fond memories that we look back to September’s cornhole tournament party, co-hosted on the 6th floor deck with Hulu. Check out our pics, the final standings an animated gif and a video, below. Continue reading →
W+K Radio was launched in 2009 to provide a platform for self-expression to W+K employees; currently, over 20 people at Wieden have shows. This month, the DJs hosted a party on the 6th floor deck so that people could get a taste of the shows, meet the DJs and have some fun flinging hot dogs with a specially-fitted trebuchet. Continue reading →