How much can a team of 6 University of Manchester undergraduate students achieve, working for 7 hours a week, in just 2 months? The answer, it turns out, is: a lot! We tried this experiment this spring, as we ran our final batch of projects under the aegis of the Institute of Coding. We’ve run […]
Anonymous Local Contact Tracing has been developed to reduce the spread of the virus by our team as part of an initiative taken by our partners The Soteria Institute (soteriainstitute.org) and Enduring Net (enduringnet.org). LCT is designed to be deployed with minimal time and financial resources. LCT is a grassroots initiative adopted and used inside […]
It is widely acknowledged that an internship empowers students to gain the skills and experience that they need to get started with their careers later on. It can also provide students with real working experience, letting students know if their aspirations match the job reality. Why Imago can provide students with real-world experience? Imago is […]
As a part of my work in the Cohere project, I had to learn about and utilise Docker. The purpose of this article is to impart some knowledge and lessons about Docker, knowledge that I wish I had known when I initially started utilising it. This blog post is split into two distinct sections: the first section presents a brief overview of Docker itself and its uses, and the second section provides some Windows-specific advice. What is Docker? Docker is an open platform that allows users to package up applications in containers with everything they need to run. […]
COVID-19. Need I say more? It’s totally changed how people work and will affect how workplaces operate for years to come. This article discusses how we, the Supergen team, worked together despite never meeting in person and being spread across different timezones. In order to function well as a team, all members should get along […]
Amish explains how the Netlify CMS was used to create a simple but effective wiki facility, to allow Supergen Bioenergy Hub researchers to keep their app up-to-date.
In a post written shortly before the summer projects ended, Jang asks our student employees about their personal working environments.
Karam describes how he set up our CI/CD facility by installing a GitLab Runner on our development VM.
After an exciting summer of coding, the student software company is closing down for a while. Suzanne says thanks and farewell to a fantastic team.