This year’s Christmas party at the LandGenussWerkstatt required 52Ners to push their culinary talents and tastes to the limit. Divided into 4 groups, we cooked and baked ourselved a delicious four course meal. The exquisite intermediate course won the favor of all! (more…)
52°North completed its third year in a row as a Google Summer of Code mentoring organization. This year we experienced some growing pains. After being thrilled to receive a record number of students – thanks Google for allotting us six (!) spaces in 2014 – 52°North was disappointed that two of the students disqualified themselves within the first few weeks. Nevertheless, we were particularly pleased to work with new mentors from ITC (The Netherlands), Hunter College (USA) and the Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany) and four students this summer. 52°North’s overall goals for the projects were to extend software with strategically promising features and to improve usability of the software.