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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! ... READ MORE ...[...]
  • 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!! ... READ MORE ...[...]
  • Effective Altruism
    One of my leaving gifts from Monzo was a book called Doing Good Better, which explores how we can have the most social impact possible with our money, time and resources.  This is the essence of a movement called Effective Altruism. Did you know you could save an entire human life for about £2,500!? And that almost all sweatshop workers want to work there!? Explore this topic with me ... READ MORE ...[...]
  • My Entrepreneurial Journey Begins
    A few weeks ago I resigned from my position as Head of Revenue at Monzo to start my own entrepreneurial journey.  But my journey really started fourteen years ago with a startup I founded called Projected Games.  It failed. Since then I've worked at Microsoft, Google and Facebook, got married and became a Dad! Now I'm rebooting my entrepreneurial journey, but with a change of focus ... READ MORE ...[...]