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Ingress: Dangers and First Impressions

Ingress: Dangers and First Impressions

I push through the front doors of the US Post Office, my eyes still glued to my Ingress exotic matter (XM) scanner. I’m so going to hack this portal! “Target Acquired,” my cell phone chirped and loud enough for a few other patrons to notice. Oh crap, I may have just made a poor life decision, I thought as I glanced around the federal building. Ingress is a new augmented reality game created by Google’s Niantic Labs. Imagine …

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Python Hack Night #3

We had a good turn out for TriZPUG’s third Python Hack Night tonight. All in all, nine local pythonistas showed up at MetaMetrics in Durham and dug right in. There was good conversation and it seems like progress was made on most fronts. We had a wide range of projects including: personal websites, a scrum workflow tool, a computational teaching problem, a game project, a nose plugin, a Django-based charting framework, and more. We even …

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ALT Summit Debrief

The North Carolina Advanced Learning Technologies Association (NC ALTA) did a great job organizing the first Advanced Learning Technologies (ALT) Summit, which aimed to bring industry and though leaders together to discuss the state and future of advanced learning technologies. Some time has passed now, but I wanted to mention the summit and some of the highlights. Something Big is a Brewing I think NC ALTA has really started a powerful ball rolling by creating …

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