Communist and cultural effects on tech communities

The Next Web

This is my second visit to Tirana for the OSCAL conference, an annual celebration of open source technology in Albania’s capital. First, why am I including Kosovo in this article alongside Albania? Aside from excellent content, the conference stands out for a couple of reasons. Most attendees and organizers are under 30, and the gender divide is pretty much an even split.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

crowdSPRING Blog

And its reach is amazing – I have LinkedIn contacts in more than 90 countries from Albania to Zimbabwe. Now, I may be the reigning champion of Christmas Party Beer Pong here at crowdSPRING (no big deal…) but this next company may have me beat. The Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory , located in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been supplying breweries all over the world with pure cultures of brewing yeast for over 130 years.