Beyond the Code with Victor Quinn: Writing “Getting Started with tmux”

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SocialRadar’s lead node engineer, Victor Quinn, recently wrote a book and had some thoughts to share. He is a programmer, technology leader, legal scholar, writer, husband, and now, a published author. Quinn details the process that turned a blog post he wrote in 2011 into his new book “Getting Started with tmux.”

 

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I completed work on my first book, Getting Started with tmux, which was recently published!

Set Radar To “Cool”

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Out of over 250 nominees, InTheCapital crowned SocialRadar one of the ten coolest companies in DC. The announcement came at DC Fest in September, a night when young professionals from across the city gathered to play lawn games, eat, and drink to celebrate those companies who had been named the coolest.

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Nominees were judged based on various factors including how much fun the employees have and how unique the company culture is.

CTIA Selects SocialRadar as Official Super Mobility Week Networking App

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – CTIA-The Wireless Association® and SocialRadar announced a partnership today to change the way people meet and connect during Super Mobility Week. Using the SocialRadar app, when attendees arrive at the conference, they will know who is there, how they are connected and what they have been up to, while retaining full control over their privacy.

Available for iOS and Android, the SocialRadar app gives users real-time information about the people around them. Combining real-time social network and geo-location data, the app merges information from the top social networks, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare and Google+, from your device.

Great News You Need To Know About

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Hey Socialites!

Imagine being able to fully customize your experience and your battery lasting much longer. Now it’s possible! Time to update your app!

What’s New?

Faces!: Our goal is to make connecting with people that much easier so we brought people one step closer to you! Now on the main screen we are showing you the 3 closest people to you in each category. You get a quick glimpse of your surroundings.

SocialRadar Now Available on MyGlass

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Innovative Social Glassware Helps You Find The People You Care About

 WASHINGTON, D.C., May 1, 2014 — SocialRadar, the application that helps you find the people you care about, announced today new Glassware available on MyGlass. The Glassware combines real-time social network information from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare and Google+ with geo-location data from your Glass device to empower you to make smarter real-world connections.

SocialRadar Glassware is available on MyGlass.

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Big News From the Big Apple!

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We officially launched SocialRadar in NYC today with a very exciting announcement: SocialRadar for is now available for Android!

Looking for a way to express your excitement? Join us tonight for a wild celebration of this huge milestone at Milk Studios. It will be an evening of free flowing booze, food, music and utter debauchery. Get all the deets here, & we’ll see you there!

 

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SocialRadar Launches in Philly

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Our Radar range is expanding. Earlier this year we launched SocialRadar for iPhone in our hometown of Washington D.C. and were overwhelmed by the rapid adoption and community support. But that was only the beginning.

The second city in which we are formally bringing Social back is Philadelphia. Where better to emphasize the value in instantly learning about everyone around you than in the City of Brotherly Love? They may love each other, but do they know each other?

Now they will.

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Facebook’s ‘Friends Nearby’ Builds Momentum for Location Sharing

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With over 1 billion monthly active users on Facebook, it’s the most popular social network globally. While some initially viewed Facebook as distancing people from reality, there is a movement to harness the power of this same technology to bring us closer together in the real world.

Facebook’s new “Friends Nearby,” which lets friends share their real-time location with other Facebook friends, gives an entirely new meaning to the “connected generation.” The power of combining our social networks with our smartphone location can fundamentally change the way we meet and connect with others.

At Bitcamp hackathon, students give SocialRadar’s API a spin

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When we heard about the Bitcamp Hackathon at University of Maryland (April 4-6), we knew it was the perfect place for SocialRadar to test our API – which basically means exposing the data within our system to let other developers “piggyback” on our offerings.

University of Maryland (UMD) has a robust tradition in engineering, strong ties to DC and the university won Major League Hacking’s Fall 2013 trophy. As a bonus – one of the organizers, UMD junior Brent Bovenzi, joined SocialRadar as an intern and is now a developer with our team. We knew this event would be a good opportunity to meet other bright, social students like Brent.

Share Your Feedback – Win an iTunes Gift Card

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Things have been moving fast since we launched SocialRadar on the App Store last month and I can’t tell you how psyched we are about it. It’s been so cool to see the app in action and to hear all your awesome feedback.

…but we want to hear more! So for the month of March if you take our 2 minute survey and share your thoughts, you’ll be automatically entered to win an iTunes gift card!

How does it work? Simple: Each week we’ll give away 3 iTunes gift cards to 3 randomly selected survey respondents. Easy, right?