HackUPC 2017 – Barcelona Hackathon

A few months ago I was scrolling through the website of Major League Hacking, looking for a Hackathon to attend. Coding events like these are incredible opportunities for students to network with potential employers, work collaboratively, and learn new programming skills. MLH are a non-profit organisation who help students run large scale events, including RGUHack […]

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Overall challenge winners, Team Leap Sign

RGU Hack – RGU Computing Society’s Annual Hackathon

By The RGU Computing Society committee The biggest event in the RGU Computing Society’s calendar is the Hackathon, a programming competition which took place over the Easter weekend for the third year running. Teams from across Scotland came to the Sir Ian Wood Building for a full 24 hours of coding challenges – sleep optional! Our […]

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Quick Lab Infrastructure Win

Hopefully the first of at least a few blogs which gives some details on what I’m going to call ‘The Quick Wins’. Problem: How to quickly deploy updated/custom Virtual Machine images in N523? Background: N523 was previously a classroom, not a computer lab, so it wasn’t originally cabled with enough network ports for 24 PCs. […]

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