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January 19, 2015
by Colin Copeland
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Announcing Durham TriPython Project Nights @ Caktus Group

We’re happy to announce that TriPython will be hosting their project nights at our new offices in Durham. This means now there’s a TriPython project night every single week, in every major Triangle city every month, on most weekdays. It’s great to see that the Triangle Python ...

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January 6, 2015
by Hao Nguyen
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Caktus Libya Project Makes Top 10 Stories of 2014 for Technology Tank

Technology Tank, a communications and tech think tank, recently ranked their top 10 stories of 2014 and Caktus made the cut. Earlier this year, we shared a story about Libya’s SMS voter registration system. We’re happy to learn that other people were just as excited about our work ...

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December 3, 2014
by Hao Nguyen
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Caktus Hosts Lightweight Django Book Launch with Girl Develop It

With Girl Develop It RDU, we celebrated the launch of Lightweight Django (O'Reilly) with the authors, Caktus Technical Director Mark Lavin and Caktus alum Julia Elman. Sylvia Richardson of Girl Develop It MCed. The event was open to the public and so popular we kept recounting the RSVPs and ...

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November 20, 2014
by Hayley Atlas
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Q4 ShipIt Day: Dedicated to Creativity

This October, nearly everyone at Caktus took a break from their usual projects to take part in Caktus’s 8th ShipIt Day. Apart from a few diligent individuals who couldn’t afford to spare any time from urgent responsibilities, nearly everyone took a break to work and collaborate on creative ...

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November 13, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Supporting Increased Healthcare Access with NCGetCovered.org

We’ve launched NCGetCovered.org, a site dedicated to helping North Carolinians gain access to health insurance. As many know, enrolling in health insurance can feel daunting. NCGetcovered.org aims to simplify that process by centralizing enrollment information and great resources like live help. The site is launching ahead of ...

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