We decided to work through writing a simple language and provided participants with an introduction to the challenge, a set of unit tests to guide them through the implementation, and coaches to jump in with suggestions as needed. Oh, and plenty of food and drinks to keep everyone happy and energized through the day. Read more on GVSU WIC Workshop – Write Your Own Language!…
Yesterday at about noon, our Grand Rapids office hosted a visit and Q&A with presidential candidate (and former Secretary of State, Senator, and First Lady) Hillary Clinton.
We have a broad spectrum of political affiliations at Atomic, so this may seem like a strange choice. But hosting this visit was not meant as an endorsement or other show of support. Atomic Object does not have a political opinion, nor do we (as a company) donate to political candidates.
It’s time to apply to Atomic Object for your 2016 summer internship!
Atomic Object is looking for Software Developer and Software Designer interns to join our Ann Arbor office for the summer of 2016. Our internships are paid, full-time positions that last from May through August.
I’ve always thought that Atomic is a great place to begin a software development career1. I don’t know of a better place to get started. Today, I’m very happy to announce that we’re taking it up a few notches with the Atomic Accelerator program. This two-year mentoring and training program for new hires is designed to complement the opportunities already provided by our project teams. Read more on Announcing the Atomic Accelerator Program…
On October 24, we held our first Atomic Games — a one-day programming competition for college students. Many of Atomic’s employees are graduates of regional colleges and universities, and we believed the Atomic Games would be valuable for students by:
You know what happens when a company grows? Well, lots of things actually, but the one on my mind for the last year or so is outgrowing our physical space. Our home in Grand Rapids at the corner of Wealthy & Diamond really isn’t big enough for us anymore.
New user groups pop up all the time around new technologies and methodologies. Self organization around learning is amazing and powerful—having a community of smart people that self organize and improve the software community is vital for our long-term success.
On June 13-14, 2015, people from across the globe came together for the Balanced Team 2015 Summit in Grand Rapids. It was a weekend of conversation around multi-disciplinary collaboration in the software industry and beyond. Some themes that emerged from the presentations and surrounding conversations include: