Cohort 3 are about to graduate
It’s hard to believe that the third cohort to pass through Northcoders’ doors have almost finished their 13 weeks with us.
We Won the Co-op Digital challenge at HackManchester 2016
We couldn’t believe it, after only 4 months training we had managed to pull off a Trump-sized upset. We won the Co-op Digital challenge and built a working natural language processor and AI app in just 24 hours at the largest hackathon in the North, HackManchester.
I’m overdue a post on coding and why, for me, it’s one of the most amazing things you can spend your time doing. I just wanted to get this one out first though. This is quite a personal post but I think it’ll resonate with at least a few people who read it.
Why We're Starting Northcoders
Last Friday, I drove back across the breadth of the North, from Hull where I used to catch ferries home to Belgium as an eight year old, back past York where I went to school, past Leeds where Mum’s from and where my beloved grandmother was laid to rest, Huddersfield where Dad’s from, Halifax where I was born and then to Manchester where Chris, my co-founder, was born and where my son will grow up.