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January 23, 2015
by Tobias McNulty
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Why I Love Technical Blogging

I love writing blog posts, and today I’m setting out to do something I’ve never tried before: write a blog post about writing blog posts. A big part of our mission at Caktus is to foster and help grow the Python and Django development communities, both locally and ...

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January 21, 2015
by Hao Nguyen
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Making a Difference for Teens and Young Adults Living with HIV

Caktus has always pursued projects that make a difference in the world, particularly around HIV/AIDs. Now we’re hoping to provide a technology solution to a population that’s notoriously difficult to treat: teens and young adults living with HIV. They’re disproportionately impacted by new infections and, in ...

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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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