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Wappusymposium is TUT's "event of the year 2018"

2018-12-19 02:09 - Flashback

On April 22nd, 2018, Tampere University of Technology’s choir Teekkarikuoro partenered with the very talented big band Torvikopla for one of the greatest events of Wappu, the end-of-the-year 10-day-long student festival. We have just been awarded the title of “event of the year 2018” by the Student Union of TUT.

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We represented INSA at ICPC

2018-12-04 01:21 - Events

Last weekend there was the Southwestern Europe Regional Contest (SWERC) for the International Collegiate Programming Contest, the most prestigious of its kind. Along with 8 other students and our coach Christine Solnon, we represented our school INSA Lyon to compete against the best universities from France, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.

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We pretended to be Big Brother

2018-11-28 18:47 - Technical

For a course about Distributed and Mobile Social Networks, we formed a group of 6 students to work on a project about the issues related to data collection from mobile services providers.

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We hosted a hub for the Battle Dev contest

2018-11-10 17:30 - Events

Tuesday evening there was the Battle Dev, a programming contest with more than 3000 contestants, 2 hours of challenge on 6 programming problems.

To give the opportunity for INSA Lyon students to participate in a friendly atmosphere and achieve good results, INSAlgo’s board decided to host a hub. With pizzas and drinks, our contestants indeed scored high.

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How we organized the ShaKer Coding Battle

2018-10-21 02:29 - Events

Once again the INSAlgo student club partnered with the KerTeam to organize a giant Coding Battle for students and employees of the companies participating to the ShaKer fair. As the chairperson of INSAlgo, I managed a team of students for 2 months to prepare this event.

In this article I explain how we organized the event, and provide some stats and fun facts about the Coding Battle.

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Python Quick Start Guide for programmers

2018-10-09 15:52 - Technical

Ahoy programmers (and people who like to learn something the hard way)! I just made a quick start guide of Python for people who already have some experience of programming. It is not exhaustive but aims to provide the tools to write short scripts and algorithms (I don’t talk at all about OOP).

You will find a pdf and the LaTeX source document in the following GitHub repository: INSAlgo/trainings-2018

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Starting digital painting

2018-09-30 23:39 - Pencil strokes

In August I told you how I started drawing in order to learn digital painting. Despite very busy times, I moved forward to digital painting and began to learn a few notions, trying to find some time regularly to train. I’ll show you some of the work I did to improve my skills.

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LD#42 results: RoboCoup praised for its art

2018-09-05 13:45 - Events

Three weeks ago, I told you about my entry for the 42th Ludum Dare game jam. After having reviewed each other’s games, the grades and rankings have been published.

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One year in Finland

2018-08-21 00:12 - Around the world

Today was my finniversary. Exactly 1 year since I landed at the small airport of Tampere, on August 20th, 2017, in a country which I knew nothing about. And in a few days I’ll take off for France, not knowing if I’ll ever see Finland again. Here’s is my experience of having lived one year in Finland.

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Ludum Dare #42: my (dark) entry

2018-08-14 01:29 - Events

Last weekend it was the Ludum Dare game jam: the idea is to create a game in one weekend on a given theme. Like in multiple of the previous editions, I took part in the event and spent my weekend working on shipping a game in 48 hours.

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I'm learning how to draw: progress after 1 month

2018-08-09 01:40 - Pencil strokes

In order to satisfy my creative impulse, I’m learning digital drawing and painting, skills that I could use later to create seizing interactive experiences. Updates after one month of learning the artistic basics of drawing.

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Flashback #3: 2016-2017, a new dimension

2018-07-21 22:16 - Flashback

In this new flashback, I’ll tell you the story of how I took an interest in 3D, on both technical and artistic points of view.