A Trip To India to Visit the World’s Finest Organisation

Last week I visited India. I was part of a program that went deep inside an organisation called the Aravind Eye Care System. Their mission is to eliminate needless blindness. Aravind restores someone’s vision every minute! Their surgeons have at least five times the efficiency of any other eye surgeon and they perform eye surgeries at a fraction of the cost of surgeries in the UK. Could this be the world’s finest organisation?

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Building a Chatbot to Protect People from Malaria

I’ve been busy the last couple of months! I spent about 200 hours on my first social impact project. I’ve been busy building a chatbot to raise money for the Against Malaria Foundation who distribute bed nets to people in sub saharan Africa. This blog post will walk you through my 2-month journey of how I built this chatbot, involving 10,000 lines of code, 40 user tests and five big iterations of the product! …

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Tech Products that are Helping People Today

In my quest to build technology that will make a difference in people’s lives, I figured I should look into the tech products that are helping people today. I’ve spoken to leaders of large charities and social enterprises. I’ve also researched hundreds of tech startups. This post explores tech products for education, employment, healthcare, finance, refugees, homeless people and more. Buckle up, this is a long one!! …

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