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Category: XPRT Women Code-a-Thon

Reflecting on 2016

The beginning of a new year is a good time to look back on the previous 12 months and take stock of everything that happened. Here’s a quick recap of a very busy year: In 2016, the XPRTs travelled quite a bit. Eric went to CES in Las Vegas, Mark attended MWC in Barcelona, and Bill [...]

Why we sponsored the XPRT Women Code-a-thon

Have you been watching our “Women Coding for Change” series? Sarah wrote about them four weeks ago, and we just released the latest video in the series. We’re thrilled to be sharing them with you, and as part of the team that worked on them, I wanted to tell you a little about why we [...]

Introducing “Women Coding for Change”

If you’ve been following this blog, you probably know that we co-hosted the XPRT Women Code-a-thon with ChickTech in March. The event ran smoothly, we got some great ideas for future XPRT workloads, and Jennie gave a recap in “Women develop new perspectives for the XPRTs.” What you might not have known—until last week—is that [...]

I couldn’t wait!

We’ve created a series of videos about the XPRT Women Code-a-Thon. We’ll be talking more about the series, and an exciting new channel, “Women Coding for Change,” in next Thursday’s blog post.  However, we posted the first video today, and I wanted to let you know so you can check it out right away! Eric

Watching students become masters

As you know, last year, PT sponsored a senior project at the Senior Design Center of North Carolina State University (NCSU). The students created Nebula Wolf, a mini game that might evolve into a future benchmark test. It was a valuable collaboration for us and a very educational experience for the students involved. I’ve talked [...]

Quarterly review

It’s been one of our busiest quarters ever! Here’s a quick review of what’s been happening: The XPRTs were on the road a lot! In January, I was at CES in Las Vegas. In February, Mark was at MWC in Barcelona. In March, we held the first ever XPRT Women Code-A-Thon in Seattle.   While [...]