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July 14, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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July 2014 ShipIt Day Recap

This past Friday we celebrated another ShipIt day at Caktus. There was a lot of open source contribution, exploring, and learning happening in the office. The projects ranged from native mobile Firefox OS apps, to development on our automated server provisioning templates via Salt, to front-end apps aimed at using ...

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July 9, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Announcing Q2 Caktus Charitable Giving

Caktus participates in social impact projects around the world, but we believe in starting local. We’re proud of the many ways in which our staff contribute to local organizations, each making the world around us just a little better. To further support our employees, Caktus asks employees to suggest ...

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April 25, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Caleb and Rebecca at this Month’s Girl Develop It Intro to Python Class

One of Caktus’ most pedagogically focused developers, Caleb Smith, will be teaching a class to a group of local budding Pythonistas tomorrow, Saturday 26th, and Caktus’ Rebecca Lovewell will be contributing as a teaching assistant. You can read more about it, and sign up via the meetup page for the ...

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April 17, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Caktus Attends YTH Live

Last week Tobias and I had a great time attending our first Youth+Tech+Health Live conference. I went to present along with our partners Sara LeGrand and Emily Pike from Duke and UNC respectively on our NIH/SBIR funded game focused on encouraging HIV medication adherence. The panel we ...

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February 5, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Caktus Completes RapidSMS Community Coordinator Development for UNICEF

Colin Copeland, Managing Member at Caktus, has wrapped up work, supported by UNICEF, as the Community Coordinator for the open source RapidSMS project. RapidSMS is a text messaging application development library built on top of the Django web framework. It creates a SMS provider agnostic way of sending and receiving ...

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