Our pal and longstanding Bocouper Greg Smith has left Bocoup to work with the fine folks at Brightcove. Greg joined Bocoup back in 2011, and he’s accomplished quite a lot since then! Between completing 91 (his ambitious crowd-funded role playing game), single-beardedly developing boxbox, launching the ever-popular learnlayout.com (and the not-quite-as-popular isitmarchfirst.com), and presenting a […]

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We’ve had some great opportunities for team bonding lately thanks to our newest teammate—Lorin Bond! Lorin brings a strong background in business consulting and project management, a keen interest in developing accessible software, and an excellent last name for a project manager. Lorin joins us from Chevron, where she built a software usability center for […]

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Illustration by Sue Lockwood We here at Bocoup want to take a moment to recognize two of our team members for their work on WordPress 4.4, which was released this week: Mat “Wilto” Marquis and K. Adam White. Mat, by his own description, was the lead noise-maker for the effort to get native responsive image […]

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Recently, we announced our Knight Foundation Prototype Grant to work on Data Voyager, a tool for exploring the breadth and depth of a particular dataset with ease through automated visualization recommendations. Data Voyager was originally created as a research project by Jeff Heer’s Interactive Data Lab at the University of Washington (with implementation led by […]

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Illustration by Christine An Over the years, Bocoup has put a lot of open source work on the internet, and we’ve used a huge range of services to do so. In early 2014, it was possible to find our efforts hosted on Dreamhost, Media Temple, Linode, Github Pages, Rackspace, Heroku, DigitalOcean, Amazon, and more. Recently, […]

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We’re servo-ing up some great news today: our coop is embiggened once again, with Francis Gulotta joining Bocoup as Director of Web Connected Devices. A lifelong New Yorker, Francis has spent his life immersed in building technology. He’s consulted for small businesses, schools, and startups on his own and at his agency, Wizard Development, served […]

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Today we share the news that Tim Branyen has left Bocoup to watch join Netflix. While at Bocoup this time, Tim contributed important work to the Open Web, including NodeGit, the DOM diffing library diffhtml, and the templating engine combyne. We are excited to continue to help support and grow these innovative projects, and can’t […]

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We’re excited to announce the Voyager project as one of 22 recipients of a Knight Foundation Prototype Grant. The grant is designed specifically to support early-stage explorations in media and information aligned with Knight Foundation’s mission to support “transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts.” The goal […]

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Na Bocoup, nós acreditamos que bolsas de estudo são uma forma eficaz para promover uma comunidade de tecnologia mais diversa e prover suporte direto para grupos subrepresentados em seus eventos. Neste ano, começamos a oferecer bolsas de estudos pela diversidade – em inglês: Diversity Scholarships – nos eventos que organizamos, tais como OpenVisConf, CSSConf e […]

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At Bocoup, we believe scholarships are an actionable way to promote a more diverse tech community and to provide direct support for under-represented groups to participate in tech events. We began offering Diversity Scholarships this year to the events we organize such as OpenVisConf, CSSConf and TXJS. With this in mind, we went beyond North […]

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