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A Visit from Governor Roy Cooper

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently toured Davidson College’s Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - a collaborative workspace where companies like Quoin work side-by-side with promising student entrepreneurs. The Hub serves an important purpose in North Carolina’s economy: giving young entrepreneurs access to guidance from experienced business leaders, while ...

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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently toured Davidson College’s Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - a collaborative workspace where companies like Quoin work side-by-side with promising student entrepreneurs. The Hub serves an important purpose in North Carolina’s economy: giving young entrepreneurs access to guidance from experienced business leaders, while exposing established businesses to young talent with fresh ideas.

As part of its residency at the Hurt Hub, Quoin has provided support for a Davidson ...

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Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event

Eli and I attended the Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event last week, and enjoyed a day out with our clients and other partners. We had near-perfect weather and helped to raise over $52,000 for Junior Achievement. The event was held at Shaker Hills Golf Club in Harvard, Massachusetts, which ...

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Eli and I attended the Cengage GPT Charity Golf Event last week, and enjoyed a day out with our clients and other partners. We had near-perfect weather and helped to raise over $52,000 for Junior Achievement. The event was held at Shaker Hills Golf Club in Harvard, Massachusetts, which is a beautiful and challenging course. Eli and I both enjoyed the opportunity to play, and did not injure any other golfers. We'd like ...

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Introduction to Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a robust distributed streaming platform that allows a processing node to publish or subscribe to streams of records; and to support storing or processing of these records. This open source framework is typically used for near/real-time applications as a reliable control mechanism. Josh Ra'anan provides ...

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Introduction to Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a robust distributed streaming platform that allows a processing node to publish or subscribe to streams of records; and to support storing or processing of these records. This open source framework is typically used for near/real-time applications as a reliable control mechanism. Josh Ra'anan provides an introduction to the platform and a sample implementation.

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Introduction to Apache Kafka


UNICEF - Somaliland

In March 2018, Quoin staff traveled to the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland to perform requirements-gathering for the deployment of the Primero case management platform. As part of its long-standing relationship with UNICEF, Quoin has deployed this application in a number of diverse and challenging contexts. Somaliland, however, presents a unique ...

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In March 2018, Quoin staff traveled to the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland to perform requirements-gathering for the deployment of the Primero case management platform. As part of its long-standing relationship with UNICEF, Quoin has deployed this application in a number of diverse and challenging contexts. Somaliland, however, presents a unique scenario because it lies at the center of a complex, cross-border web of child migration routes. Children fleeing drought, conflict, and general economic hardship traverse ...

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Internet of Things Frameworks

The practice of software engineering experiences intermittent spikes of activity focused on a new technology. In these periods, there is a rush to create new frameworks and tools that will be used to build the next generation of systems. A current interest for organizations that want to connect smart devices ...

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The practice of software engineering experiences intermittent spikes of activity focused on a new technology. In these periods, there is a rush to create new frameworks and tools that will be used to build the next generation of systems. A current interest for organizations that want to connect smart devices is in the supporting technology for the Internet of Things or IOT. In this Quoin Tech Talk, Brad Kain will present a survey of important ...

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Introduction to CKAN

A project team or organization has many options when selecting an open source content management system, such as WordPress or Drupal, that are optimized for blogs and page-oriented websites. However, are these the best tools to manage datasets? Is there a platform that can better support storing, managing, and visualizing ...

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Introduction to CKAN

A project team or organization has many options when selecting an open source content management system, such as WordPress or Drupal, that are optimized for blogs and page-oriented websites. However, are these the best tools to manage datasets? Is there a platform that can better support storing, managing, and visualizing data? Organizations including data.gov and many others have used CKAN to meet support the specialized requirements and workflow for dataset management.

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Introduction to CKAN


CKAN

A new client project targets the development of a knowledge management platform focused on modern slavery, forced and child labor. The target users of this system are researchers, policy experts, academics, and staff of government and non-governmental organizations working to address these global challenges. A key objective is to easily ...

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A new client project targets the development of a knowledge management platform focused on modern slavery, forced and child labor. The target users of this system are researchers, policy experts, academics, and staff of government and non-governmental organizations working to address these global challenges. A key objective is to easily manage, publish, and visualize data sets related to these areas of study and policy making. We have therefore defined a system architecture with two major ...

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Introduction to PDepend

PDepend is a simple dependency management script written in Python. This tool is useful to a project team working in a programming language or environment that does not have an easy way to share code across multiple applications. PDepend is also useful to any developer  who would rather stop pretending ...

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Introduction to PDepend

PDepend is a simple dependency management script written in Python. This tool is useful to a project team working in a programming language or environment that does not have an easy way to share code across multiple applications. PDepend is also useful to any developer  who would rather stop pretending to like submodule or git subtree.

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Introduction to PDepend


Alexa and PublicRelay Platform

Amazon Alexa is a technology for both voice control and delivery of voice content, and is an increasingly important delivery channel for software. Bill Mitchell describes how Alexa is being integrated into the PublicRelay platform for media monitoring and analytics.

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Alexa and PublicRelay Platform

Amazon Alexa is a technology for both voice control and delivery of voice content, and is an increasingly important delivery channel for software. Bill Mitchell describes how Alexa is being integrated into the PublicRelay platform for media monitoring and analytics.

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Alexa and PublicRelay Platform


Introduction to Google AppMaker

Google AppMaker enables rapid development of multi-page web apps including a custom data schema and supporting scripts. This development tool and framework allows a developer to easily create apps that follow the Material Design standard; and incorporate user-interface elements, forms, and integration with Google services.

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Introduction to Google AppMaker

Google AppMaker enables rapid development of multi-page web apps including a custom data schema and supporting scripts. This development tool and framework allows a developer to easily create apps that follow the Material Design standard; and incorporate user-interface elements, forms, and integration with Google services.

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Introduction to Google AppMaker

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