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PYCON UK 2014: highlights from the Python community conference

Cogapp Developer Adrian Hindle headed to Coventry University to attend PYCON UK 2014, a four-day community conference focused on the Python programming language.

Adrian shares his thoughts and personal highlights from the conference and provides a wealth of useful links, including YouTube videos of the talks.

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Top tools for digital content research: what I learned from baseball

What tools and techniques can we use to explore and map a virtual world?

Research expert Gabrielle Becking recently did a project looking at baseball online to answer questions like 'how big is baseball online?', 'who are the major content providers?', 'what kinds of content are people most interested in?'.

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Highlights from the Bath Digital Festival Web Day

Senior Programmer Stephen Norris recently took a day out of the Cogapp studio, for the Bath Digital Festival Web Day. He shares his thoughts on the themes and talks at the conference, which included APIs; Software as a Service; what SEO means in 2014; some interesting newspaper publishing systems; web accessibility; and e-commerce.

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Reporting back from the FullStack conference, London

Last week Cogapp Front End Developer Matt Hollings spent two days at the new conference, FullStack. Read this for Matt's highlights of the event - and a few thoughts about the renaissance of JavaScript.

Matt is a member of Cogapp's excellent Tech Department. Why not join him? Have a look at our Careers page. Or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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Museums and the Web Asia, 2014 - Part 3

Cogapp Senior Producer Joshua Routh reports back from the Asian branch of the world's largest museum technology conference. You can read the first two parts of this series here.

Day 2 continued

I wish I had time to write about all the presentations and debates here. Here are some selected highlights:

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Museums and the Web Asia, 2014 - Part 2

Cogapp Senior Producer Joshua Routh reports back from the Asian branch of the world's largest museum technology conference. To catch up on Part 1, click here.

Day 2

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Lightning talkers getting a dirty look from the slide deck.

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Museums and the Web Asia, 2014

Cogapp Senior Producer Joshua Routh reports back from the Asian branch of the world's largest museum technology conference. 

Day 1

Museums and the Web Asia 2014 started today, and I'm lucky enough to be here with hundreds of other museum people, in South Korea.

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Museum Ideas 2014: a round up

This week Alex Morrison, Joe Baskerville and Louise Rawlinson attended the Museum Ideas conference. Here is Louise's account of the day.

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Indoor positioning

Indoor positioning technology - when it really works - will revolutionise environments such as retail and museums.  Cogapp Graduate Developer Adrian Hindle had a rare opportunity to work with indoor positioning in depth within a research environment. In this piece he shares the opportunities and difficulties with indoor positioning that he encountered when developing and testing with a team in Geneva.

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Bluetooth Low Energy Devices Part 3: iBeacons everywhere

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In which I create a simple internal analytics system out of inexpensive bits and pieces...

You can read the first two parts of this series here:

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