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The hx blog

This is where we write up all the tech-related things we’re up to, from experiments and brainstorming ideas to updates and opinion pieces.
Manipulating the past (or unix shell histories)

Manipulating the past (or unix shell histories)

TECHNOLOGY, CODING HACKS4 Mins

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Technical Hacks: Yes, Please Clear My Terminal

Technical Hacks: Yes, Please Clear My Terminal

TECHNOLOGY, CODING HACKS2 Mins

What to do when 'clear' lets you down

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A Regex Saved Me Enough Time To Write A Blog Post About It

A Regex Saved Me Enough Time To Write A Blog Post About It

TECHNOLOGY, CODING HACKS2 Mins

When you find multiple occurrences of the same error in your code, the thought of manually correcting every instance is daunting, this is where a regular expression (regex) saves me time.

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AEGIS has partnered with hyperexponential to implement Renew as their new pricing platform.

AEGIS has partnered with hyperexponential to implement Renew as their new pricing platform.

RENEW USE CASES, CUSTOMERS2 Mins

hyperexponential (hx) are delighted to announce that leading Lloyd’s syndicate, AEGIS London, is the latest of a growing number of specialty insurers and reinsurers to adopt the Renew platform.

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hx did Advent of Code 2021

hx did Advent of Code 2021

Technology, Coding, Advent Of Code5 Mins

Winter was coming. The nights were drawing in. The energy crisis meant we couldn’t heat our homes, and Omicron meant we couldn’t leave them. What comfort could we find in these dark times? It’s a good thing Advent of Code was coming around.

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Hacking SpatialChat breakout rooms in Renew

Hacking SpatialChat breakout rooms in Renew

Technology, Hackathon, Renew use cases3 Mins

Our team is constantly coming up with unique ways of automating processes with Renew. This week we look at the awesome hack developed by Pat, our Senior Backend Engineer, to assign breakout rooms for our weekly team breakfast in SpatialChat.

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What kind of person thrives at hx?

What kind of person thrives at hx?

Team Updates, Recruitment, Talent & Culture6 Mins

Whenever we speak to hx-ers, one of their favourite things about working here is the team we have built. We’re still growing rapidly, so we wanted to share some thoughts from our current employees about what makes a great hx-er!

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Three months of onboarding at hx as a Senior Backend Engineer

Three months of onboarding at hx as a Senior Backend Engineer

Team Updates, Recruitment, Talent & Culture, Engineering4 Mins

Jadd, our Senior Backend Engineer, discusses his recent experience joining hx and going through our onboarding process

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The same challenge, from a new perspective: My first three months at hx

The same challenge, from a new perspective: My first three months at hx

Team Updates, Recruitment, Talent & Culture, Operations4 Mins

Laura, our Head of Operations, tackles her motivations behind joining hx and looks at some of the overlaps between her working life before and after insurtech

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A wrap up of the hx summer hackathon

A wrap up of the hx summer hackathon

Hackathon, Renew Use Cases, Insurtech, Technology4 Mins

We dive into the highlights of our summer hackathon, including wee-new (a small embeddable version of Renew) and a way of using the platform game Hollow Knight to feed data into insurance models in Renew.

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Welcome to the team, Lucy Szypula!

Welcome to the team, Lucy Szypula!

Team Updates, Recruitment, Talent & Culture2 Mins

We check in with new joiner Lucy Szypula, who is joining the Talent & Community team as Talent Partner

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Welcome to the team, Alex Catterall!

Welcome to the team, Alex Catterall!

Team Updates, Recruitment, Project Management3 Mins

We've worked hard to build a team of caring, enthusiastic and intelligent individuals at hx, and we're excited to announce that Alex Catterall is the latest member of that team.

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hx welcomes new data partner Sanctions Search to Renew Connect

hx welcomes new data partner Sanctions Search to Renew Connect

Renew Connect, Data Partners, Partners, Renew Use Cases3 Mins

The latest addition to the Renew Connect ecosystem is Sanctions Search, who provide insurers with the ability to demonstrate that client screening regulations are being met.

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