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July 11, 2014
by Tobias McNulty
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Removal of Mural

We have recently heard complaints about the painting over of the mural on the side of 108 Morris, the building we purchased and are restoring in Downtown Durham. I am personally distressed at this response. I see now, in retrospect, where we needed to work harder to discuss our decision ...

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June 25, 2014
by Tobias McNulty
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Caktus Supports Libya Elections with World’s First SMS Voter Registration System

Today’s election in Libya, the second general election for a governing body since Gaddafi’s ouster, is being supported in-country by our Caktus team. Caktus developers created Libya's SMS voter registration system, the first of its kind in the world.

Since 2013, we have worked closely with the ...

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April 10, 2014
by Tobias McNulty
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Caktus is going to Montréal for PyCon 2014!

Caktus is happy to once again sponsoring and attending PyCon in Montreal this year. Year after year, we look forward to this conference and we are always impressed with the quality of the speakers that the conference draws. The team consistently walks away with new ideas from attending the talks ...

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April 4, 2014
by Tobias McNulty
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Caktus Implementing New Policy Modeled on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Caktus’ successful growth in mobile messaging applications overseas has been a wonderful point of pride for us. The work we’re doing internationally has real impact on burgeoning democracies, HIV/AIDs patients, and others where technology makes all the difference.

As we continue this work—work we truly believe in ...

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October 30, 2013
by Tobias McNulty
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Using strace to Debug Stuck Celery Tasks

Celery is a great tool for background task processing in Django. We use it in a lot of the custom web apps we build at Caktus, and it's quickly becoming the standard for all variety of task scheduling work loads, from simple to highly complex.

Although rarely, sometimes a ...

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